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Taken at The Crown Pub Posted via email from TdG

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Murcof & Francesco Tristano

When I heard that these two very talented musicians from somewhat different worlds <a href=”http://tdg.im/do1mED“>would meet at the Queen Elizabeth Hall</a> as part of London Jazz Festival, many months ago, I was excited to see how they would collaborate: I had known Murcof’s quite dark electronica for quite a while, but Francesco Tristano was a […]

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Murcof & Francesco Tristano

When I heard that these two very talented musicians from somewhat different worlds would meet at the Queen Elizabeth Hall as part of London Jazz Festival, many months ago, I was excited to see how they would collaborate: I had known Murcof’s quite dark electronica for quite a while, but Francesco Tristano was a new […]

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TV + Hypertext

BBC Backstage have made a prototype of an automatic hypertext overlay for their news live feed. As a prototype of course it’s rather dry at the moment and obviously the user interface hasn’t been developed, but the mashup of subtitle data with relevant concepts and DBpedia structured Wikipedia data is a great idea. Take a look at the video: […]

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Ditchling Beacon

I took this video from the car last weekend on the way up and over Ditchling Beacon, to Hurstpierpoint for a walk and swim. It’s pretty frivolous I know, but I really like it, full of spring and colour and movement. Why not post it! Posted via web from TdG

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Swap My Vote

swapmyvote.org.uk would allow people who feel their vote may be wasted to swap with someone in another constituency.The idea came this evening when a friend and I were discussing how she really wants to vote Lib Dem and I Green. She lives in Brighton, and I live in Richmond Park. So we agreed we could […]

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Open Letter to Susan Kramer, Lib Dem Families Spokesperson

Dear Susan, Thank you for your response to my previous correspondence. Whilst I can appreciate many of your points I would much appreciate a further response to a number of urgent points. Firstly I would ask that you probe more deeply into the veracity of the report of the 17th March which you cite. The […]

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TV @Anywhere

Twitter has announced a new method of interaction, which they are calling @anywhere. It will allow us to tweet or follow a new user directly from a participating website – up till now, these have involved using either the API via a third-party application, or visiting the Twitter.com webpage. @Anywhere will use a small amount […]

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Sign it, blog it, link it, work it

The Digital Britain Unconference final, collated report is up and can be read, signed, linked to, blogged and otherwise enjoyed here. If you approve of the report’s recommendations (collated from over a hundred people’s suggestions), please do consider signing (by leaving your name in the comments). See previous post or the dbuc09 site for background!

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Digital Britain Unconferences

Over the last couple of months I’ve had the pleasure of helping to create a dialogue around the UK government’s Digital Britain report. The story has been better told elsewhere, but essentially, during a meeting of some of the bigger and more established players in the UK media, Bill Thompson tweeted with the idea of […]

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