From Zürich with multimedia love

From Zürich with multimedia love

I’ve been in Zürich, talking to people at SRF about multimedia story-telling. One thing I’ve picked up during the day is this storytelling tool from MAZ.ch. It’s an interesting way for journalists who maybe don’t have the web as their…

6 lightning talks at the #dareconfparty

6 lightning talks at the #dareconfparty

Last night I was at the Dare Conference Party, a sort of taster menu of Lightning Talks sandwiched in between the two main days of the Dare Conference. And here are my notes from the talks… “3 things that unexpectedly…

“Elegant Tools” with Facebook, GDS, Orange and OpenIdeo

“Elegant Tools” with Facebook, GDS, Orange and OpenIdeo

Last night I went to an event called “Elegant Tools” which was hosted by Facebook in the swanky surrounds of the St Pancras Renaissance, which was also once the location for a great episode of Most Haunted. The evening was…

8 things we learned covering #GE2015 for Ampp3d & UsVsTh3m

8 things we learned covering #GE2015 for Ampp3d & UsVsTh3m

Last month I gave a short talk at Hacks/Hackers London about covering the 2015 General Election with Ampp3d and UsVsTh3m. Here are 8 things we learned. 1. We don’t have much useful digital “prior art” It is possible this is…

“People are on social media, so do it on social media” – Buzzfeed’s Tom Phillips on #GE2015 at News Impact Summit London

Last week I was at the News Impact Summit London, and the first panel session was about coverage of the recent UK General Election, a subject rather dear to my heart. It featured Miranda Green, Buzzfeed’s Tom Phillips, ITV’s Jason…

“We saw growth with Facebook video” – ITV’s Jason Mills talks #GE2015 at News Impact Summit London

“We saw growth with Facebook video” – ITV’s Jason Mills talks #GE2015 at News Impact Summit London

Today I’ve been at the News Impact Summit London, and the first panel session was about coverage of the recent UK General Election, a subject rather dear to my heart. It featured Miranda Green, Buzzfeed’s Tom Phillips, ITV’s Jason Mills…

“We put a lot of effort into designing #GE2015 for mobile” – the BBC’s Steve Herrmann at News Impact Summit

“We put a lot of effort into designing #GE2015 for mobile” – the BBC’s Steve Herrmann at News Impact Summit

Today I’ve been at the News Impact Summit London, and the first panel session was about coverage of the recent UK General Election, a subject rather dear to my heart. It featured Miranda Green, Buzzfeed’s Tom Phillips, ITV’s Jason Mills…

“We were all chasing this phantom story” – Miranda Green on #GE2015 at the News Impact Summit

Today I’ve been at the News Impact Summit London, and the first panel session was about coverage of the recent UK General Election, a subject rather dear to my heart. “I’d never seen so many shocked people across the country”…

“The VPN effect and the web’s missing billion” – Jason Mander at #qznextbillion

This week I was at Quartz’s event “The Next Billion”. Here are my notes from a session which featured Jason Mander wondering if there are a billion people missing from our analytics. “A sobering look at global online traffic” –…

“Your next ride – Uber in emerging markets” – Jambu Palaniappan at #qznextbillion

I’m spending the day at Quartz’s event “The Next Billion”. Here are my notes from a session which featured Leo Mirani from Quartz interviewing Jambu Palaniappan, Uber’s GM for Eastern Europe, the Middle East & Africa. Leo said that when…