Each March over 70,000 conference delegates descend on Austin for the SXSW Conference. The breadth of programming is vast, featuring 20 tracks for the 2020 event with everything from familiar territories such as Startups, Design, Advertising & Branding and Tech… [read more]
Last week, frustrated by the difficulty in navigating what’s happening during London Tech Week 2017 (12-16 June ie. next week), I put together a spreadsheet listing all the events (I could find) for speedy scanning and booking. For the cheapskates cost conscious… [read more]
<tl;dr>200+ London Tech Week 2017 events in one list</tl;dr> UPDATE: New events added along with details on any cost to attend or if they’re free. Navigating any tech event can be tricky enough, but when there’s a week of 180+ events… [read more]
Startling economic growth, a colossal population with staggering spending power and a large, active and growing investment community are just a few of the reasons why startups are beginning to ponder the opportunities in China. China’s got money “China’s got… [read more]
Space Mission UK: A Week of Science, Innovation and Inspiration in California. And an Election, too.
Witnessing the US election up close was surreal. I was lucky enough to spend that week travelling the length of California with ten of the UK’s top “New Space” companies for the third Space Mission UK trip. As we boarded… [read more]
<tl;dr> Twitter buttons stopped showing how many times a page is shared damaging social proof and potentially their own growth. The count is down On 20, November 2015 millions, if not billions, of Twitter buttons stopped displaying the numbers of… [read more]
In a delightful combination of user experience fails, Transport for London troubled my inbox this morning with an email alert about ‘card clash’.
Whilst on a Friday afternoon diversion sent to me by a friend who knows I have the attention span of a….ooo, look a shiny piece of paper…
My gaze drifted towards this banner advert for Times Online’s Good University Guide – and there’s an expression that you don’t hear often:
Remind you of anything? Ah yes…
Admittedly, it’s taken me an absolute age to sort out my personal blog. I’ve had one previously, but ran out of time to keep it updated. Fortunately, blogging, social media and community are at the heart of what Chinwag is trying to do, so I get to dabble and it’s relevant to the day job sans guilt. Marvellous.