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HNY2012

Happy New Year to you! Hope you’re suitably recovered from whatever midnight craziness you’ve likely experienced. A quick recap on my year would look like this: worked hard, learned lots, had fun, met a girl, didn’t blog enough. For some reason I can’t shake the sense that 2012 will be a sensational year, so I’m […]

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Sun, Sand & Selective Laser Sintering

It’s the Summer. It’s an extremely hot day here in London, the hottest day of 2011, in fact. So it’s with just the tiniest stretch of the imagination that I¬†could be right there in the desert watching Markus Kayser at work on his next great experiment. He’s built his own solar-powered 3D printer out of […]

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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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30 Day Song Challenge – Week Four

Day 16: a song that you used to love but now hate Jazzanova – I Can See Hate is a strong word, but this is definitely far less cool than it sounded on all those Gilles Peterson podcasts. [hr] Day 17: a song that you hear often on the radio Adele – Someone Like You […]

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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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