Tag Archives: News

Imitation & Flattery

I’ve been lucky enough to own this domain name for a number of years, and populate it with loads of content along the way.¬†For a while, I ran a dedicated Tumblr sideblog of the same name which I have since merged into this site. More recently, I founded Digital Cortex Ltd., a formal means of […]

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Missing: Bella the Dog

This isn’t the sort of thing I’d usually write about here, so for the hardcore who’ve come to expect a blend of media and tech thoughtfulness, an alternative reading is that this is a a live case-study in how digital can play troubleshooter to certain real-world issues… Those who follow me on Twitter will know […]

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Strategy Bot: An Experiment in Social A.I.

In this post I’ll introduce you to my new pet project: an experiment in Twitter automation. The Strategy Bot (pictured) is ‘programmed’ to select & retweet key digital media resources, case studies or news items that provoke a higher understanding of the formation of good digital strategy. Some context… I will typically have the odd […]

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13 Tools to Promote Divergent Thinking

New ideas can come from anywhere, but are often hardest to find when you’re actually looking for them.¬†However, I believe it’s possible to jumpstart your brain, even under pressure, by applying yourself to a bit of divergent thinking: Divergent thinking typically occurs in a spontaneous, free-flowing manner, such that many ideas are generated in an […]

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KidZania

Can’t quite believe what I’m reading – a themepark where children pretend to work at multinational corporations? Fuck me… KidZania sounds awesome.    Right now, in eight malls spread across three continents, thousands of children are dressed as pilots and flying digital planes from mock cockpits, anchoring news broadcasts in fully functional TV studios, or […]

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