The cut-rate keynote

Photo by Tomas Whitehouse I travel a lot, and I do a lot of public speaking. Mostly about Music in the Digital Age, but also about other things – from creative enterprise to time management, the music industry to radio. Whisky too, on occasion. I’m NOT...

Landmark blog post

This week, it’s been ten years since I started blogging. Lots of people I know have been blogging for at least that long – but when it actually happens to you, it’s nice to pause and think about what that means. As I recall, I was teaching a 3rd year...

First official day of Spring

Another quick video using iMovie on the iPad – this time with a few of the more advanced features (not that the video itself is any more sophisticated than before, particularly). I think this is something I’ll probably get better at with time. But...

The iPad experiment – day 1

Halfway through my first day using the iPad as my sole computer and seeing how that affects what I do and how I do it. Right now, I’m typing on the screen rather than using the Bluetooth keyboard, which is not ideal, but not a problem particularly. I was...

The iPad office

I’m toying with the idea of trying to do the work I do using only the iPad and an external keyboard. From the point of view of portability and convenience, it would be worth attempting. There are a few workarounds I’ll have to adopt and I’m sure...

Your logic cannot help you here

I ended up in something of a debate about ad-blockers on the internet yesterday. Radio “futurologist” (inverted commas because that term is so problematic for me) James Cridland wrote a blog post entitled Piracy and Ad-Blockers Are Both Theft. To which my...