Cory Doctorow, author and activist, was in Manchester tonight at Waterstone’s on Deansgate. The highly enjoyable – even inspiring - event was organised by the digital campaigners at manchester.openrightsgroup.org The bulk of his talk centred on three rules (of the Internet. The first of many useful aphorisms was this – "everything we do today involves the... Continue Reading →
This is a video of a seminar at the University of Manchester in September 2014 and the Question and Answer session Lessons learnt- wonkycam - should probably invest in a table-top tripod make sure you spell the name of the person correctly!
Reading through notes taken in induction week, there's a wonderful bit of advice - the people who do well tend to be the ones who work hard (that's easy) and who set explicit weekly goals (not easy). Here's my first weekly goal. Ask me how it went... I am going to write 3500 words which... Continue Reading →
Ariadne wanted to weave a tale to get her man safe out of the maze... I could do with an Ariadne watching over me, but then couldn't we all. This will have to do. This site is going to be big, and will occasionally be clever, if only because I will be writing about clever... Continue Reading →