Category Archives: digital policy

Thoughts on my Jawbone customer service experience

Over the last week I have been tweeting quite a lot about Jawbone and the really shockingly bad customer service experience that I have had. As an American in my adopted home country of Great Britain I’ve come to accept … Continue reading

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Egypt and the Internet

I’ve been thinking about Egypt quite a lot the last few days in light of the current round of protests. The lastest uprisings are the next in what I think may be a long line of them. Clearly Egypt is … Continue reading

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Britain Needs Techno Dynamists

In an excellent column for CityAM today, Stian Westlake makes the argument that optimists need to run the economy in order to foster economic growth. This is an argument that I have been making for years and in various forms. … Continue reading

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Transcript of UK Intervention at WCIT-12

As you all may know, I’ve been attending the WCIT-12 in Dubai. We are at the very end of the treaty negotiation and the UK will not be signing. Here is a transcript of the UK’s intervention making that statement … Continue reading

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Jane Jacobs and the Internet

Over the last few years there have been many times when people ask me the same question: why on earth did you decided to study architectural history instead of information systems for a phd? It is a reasonable question, but … Continue reading

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Google Big Tent event

Yesterday Google hosted a Big Tent event just outside of London.  The UK’s best and brightest were invited and attended a rather action packed day full of panels and speeches.  Though I was invited, I didn’t manage to due some … Continue reading

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Fake Empire

No not the song, but the new collective. It has been ages since I have blogged about anything.  I am doing some work over at Fake Empire (a new music and letterpress collective that I am starting with my friend … Continue reading

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Digital Posts for Today

I have two post over at Big Brother watch.  One on Twitter and link activity archiving and one on Ping’s privacy.  For the record, I am not going to activate Ping on my iTunes.  I just can’t be bothered to … Continue reading

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Incredible Money Spent on Council Website

I have a post here about how Medway spent nearly £250,000 on a new council website.  Unbelievable. As an aside, in the post I mention that most major label artists don’t spend nearly that much.  That brief comment is a … Continue reading

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9th Circuit Decision on Snooping

I have a new post over at Big Brother Watch on the US Government and GPS tracking.

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