Your worst web 2.0 nightmare. You’ve just sent that Twitter post about how much your feet smell after your 5k run to 1,265 of your business followers instead of your close personal friends and family. Ouch. Several months of cultivating social media up in smoke in an instant. Just why is it so easy to […]
In my personal life I was recently on the receiving end of a social media campaign that was commissioned by the RSPCA. Seems they’d found my food blog, The Sunday Roaster, and thought I was worth contacting in order to spread the word. It’s been a long running campaign, well over a year, but I […]
This time last year I was nervously setting up a new desk in an unknown office, surrounded by people who I didn’t know, to start a new job with little idea exactly what I’d be doing – and so started the Web Innovation Project! At that point colleagues and I were still fine tuning exactly […]
Why is may be worth revisiting machine translation in light of growing technological power and a widening and fragmenting global internet.
Earlier last week Wikipedia took an unusual step – and banned certain IP addresses that belonged to Volvo from editing Wikipedia web pages. Why? Because some staff for Volvo’s own IT department had been using Wikipedia to post racist and defamatory content. You’d think the IT folks would know that IP addresses are tracked and […]
Social networking has rapidly moved beyond just a casual pursuit by the technically minded, and become a world wide obsession with all ages and all types of people involved. But even for something that is now so commonplace, most people are still not really sure what to do with it, which means most businesses are […]