Thinking Digital: Manchester 2015

on November 5, 2015

This week I attended Thinking Digital, in it’s new venue of Manchester at ‘Home’. As a Thinking Digital newbie I didn’t know what to expect. I had seen some of the speakers from the Gateshead event in May via their catch up livestream and had high expectations, and boy were they met. Read more

a family project

on October 28, 2015

I’ve never used this blog for personal matters and don’t intend to going forward, however on this occasion I will allow it, the project my boy and I have started revolves around creativity, fun and the web so I suppose it does kind of fit.

This summer me and my little boy set a goal – to read 100 books from the library. Read more

Evolving the ‘Favourite’

on October 27, 2015

The Twitter favourite has annoyed me for a long time. Even the name is wrong. By clicking favourite on a tweet, is this now my favourite tweet ever, only to be replaced when I eventually favourite another. Read more

NMCs vs Journalists

on September 21, 2015

In this awesome video, The Game Theorists speak of a growing trend in the media of belittling NMCs to drive clicks. Having previously posted about a theory that game publishers make their games controversial to gain media coverage and publicity (Think GTA) he goes on to show how some journalists appear to be doing the same thing to drive traffic to their articles. Read more

Supa Academy Planning Sessions

on May 22, 2015

I’ve been asked to work with Supa Academy – a brand new concept and UK first ‘Retail Hack’ event. If you are young and feel like you could be the next big entrepreneur you need to check these guys out. Read more