Flanders mud is pretty bad too

Recently I visited the site in Flanders where John McCrae wrote the famouns pomen In Flanders Fields. It is at the Essex Farm Aid Station only a few kilometres from Ieper (aka Ypres). I visited on a cold, muddy and miserable day. The concrete bunker where the medicos triaged the wounded was not far from the various battlefields of the Ypres Salient. The site is … Continue reading Flanders mud is pretty bad too

People are still the best thing about LeWeb

Each year LeWeb conference evolves and improves on the last one, but one thing remains – the amazing diversity of people that you meet. And this is one of the reasons that, in spite of many criticisms that others level at this conference, I like to attend. Last night this was proven on a number of levels. I joined a diverse, smart and interesting group … Continue reading People are still the best thing about LeWeb

#c3t an Agreeable Swarm – Twitter , The Democratization of Media & Non-Localized Proximity

Here is the full text version of the paper I co-authored with Brian Ballsun-Stanton and presented at the 5th ICCIT: 2010 International Conference on Computer Sciences and Convergence Information Technology. #c3t an Agreeable Swarm – Twitter , The Democratization of Media & Non-Localized Proximity Continue reading #c3t an Agreeable Swarm – Twitter , The Democratization of Media & Non-Localized Proximity