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Stephen Fry on Pedants

25th Oct 2010

This wonderfully constructed little video adds a nice visual element to part of a Stephen Fry essay on language. Fry’s particular stance has always been a mix of the quite old and the very new. And in this piece on language he reveals himself as a progressive again, rallying against pedants whose love for language, he argues, is...

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Of Old Documents and Handwriting

21st Oct 2010

Of Old Documents and Handwriting

Recently my old battered debit card finally ran out and Barclays sent me a replacement. I picked up a pen, attempted to sign the strip at the back, slipped and produced a hopeless scrawl that I’m going to have to live with for the next four years. With smartphones and computers everywhere, perhaps handwriting is a dying art. It’s...

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The Boris Bikes

19th Oct 2010

The Boris Bikes

London Transport Museum have created a great little gallery to celebrate the one millionth Boris Bike journey. Excitingly enough, my one above made it in. You can see the gallery here.

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The last day in the office

18th Oct 2010

The last day in the office

Three years working in digital media is a long time. A little like computing your dog’s age, you’ve got to multiply time served by a factor of something like seven to account for all the policy changes and technical innovations that have sped by. When I first walked into Net Media Planet in early 2008 I had never heard of any of...

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Frieze Art Fair – Regent’s Park

15th Oct 2010

Frieze Art Fair - Regent's Park

For any of you passing Regent's Park over the next few days, the Frieze Art Fair is currently running. The upside down car pictured is one of the exhibits. Frieze Art Fair features over 150 of the most exciting contemporary art galleries in the world. The fair also includes specially commissioned artists’ projects, a prestigious...

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