Twitter. Its detractors are fond of painting a picture of an echo chamber; all narcissism and no real value. I Continue reading
On the internet, everyone is a child, as both Stephen Fry and I have observed (though with differing levels of Continue reading
I idly suggested a few of my favourite words on Twitter the other day, and because i needed a mental Continue reading
As I’ve discussed in the past, new social spaces and interactions are changing so fast that they force us to Continue reading
One of the recurring themes at the Media 140 conference in Sydney has been redefining the function of the journalist. Continue reading
Growing up online: why the days of our digital adolescence are numbered. It’s depressing to see that one consequence of new social spaces is a marked increase in the amount of genuinely awful behaviour performed by otherwise functional adults. Seeing ill-advised tweets, oversharing via Facebook updates and emotive personal posts, I’m reminded of the giddy immediacy of my teenage years, in which I existed in a state of selfish isolation, immersed in the frenzy of the Now.
Last night was the fourth Social Media Club Sydney event; excellent presentations by David Meerman Scott and Steven Noble on Continue reading
I shall be offline for the next nine days! Radical, I know. No email, Twitter, blogging; no contact with the Continue reading