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Ghost Forest

I’m planning to visit Ghost Forest in Trafalgar Square, London on Monday. It’s an ‘original and ambitious art installation’ by Angela Palmer that visually expresses the connection between deforestation and climate change. The project itself involves a series of 10 rainforest tree stumps with roots still attached, which have been transported from Ghana and rearranged […]


I’m LOVING this new Muse video. The band is showing its techy side, which reminds me of Felix’s Machines that I first saw at TED in Oxford. Take a look…  

IAB Engage 2009

I spent today at the IAB’s Engage 2009 conference. Charles Leadbeater, author of We-think: the power of mass creativity, was the best speaker for me. I liked his advice for dealing with trolls (“sometimes, you just have to let it go”) and it was refreshing to see someone speak so fluently without the dreaded PowerPoint. […]

Tech not causing social isolation after all…

US firm Pew Research has released its report into social behaviour, called ‘social isolation and new technology’. From the company’s Internet and American Life project (which is a nonprofit), it looks only at American users of social-based technology, but is still a fairly good gauge of Western use. The main outcome was that technology is […]