• The trouble with ‘The Trouble with Uber’ I use Uber from time to time. I’m no apologist for the company – but I found it very useful in Boston, where I first encountered it, as well as in a number of other cities around the world. Over the past few days in London – especially during yesterday’s tube strike, it’s come in […] dubber 3 responses December 2, 2014
  • The line between the digital world and the physical one is imaginary There have been some really interesting projects spring up recently that make use of physical objects in three-dimensional space to negotiate or interact with digital media. This seems important. It’s something I’ve been giving a great deal of thought to recently – and I’ve been paying close attention to this development, especially with respect to […] dubber No responses May 23, 2014
  • Music Technologism I’m really proud to have been involved with the drafting of the Manifesto for Music Technologists, or #MusicTechiFesto, as it’s being called on Twitter. Nancy Baym and Jonathan Sterne brought together a group of world leading academics from a wide range of different disciplines at Microsoft Research on the Monday after the Music Tech Fest […] dubber No responses May 13, 2014
  • Manifesto for the future of Music Technology research New technologies for producing and circulating music have led many to question the status and purpose of music. At Microsoft Research New England on Monday this week, Nancy Baym and Jonathan Sterne brought together a fantastic group of leading academics from around the world and from a wide range of disciplines at the intersection of […] dubber No responses March 25, 2014
  • Talk about social change… I spoke at Music Tech Fest in May. I met the festival’s founder Michela Magas at the London blogger’s meetup I spoke at back in April, and she asked me to come along and simply talk about what it is I do. I decided that since everyone else at the event would probably be talking […] dubber No responses October 7, 2013
  • Hacking music radio I decided to stay on at Music Tech Fest after my presentation yesterday, and ended up joining in with the hack challenges. There were plenty that I had nothing to contribute to, as I can’t write code or programme in any way – but one of the hack challenges caught my attention: “reinvent music radio”. […] dubber One response May 19, 2013