Archives for May 2012

Digital Vertigo

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Jamillah Knowles | 11:55 UK time, Tuesday, 29 May 2012

Andrew Keen

Hello Outriders!

This week on the podcast, I have a big chat with writer and broadcaster Andrew Keen about his new book, Digital Vertigo.

With his last book, The Cult of the Amateur, Keen ruffled a lot of feathers among tech-utopians. In his latest work, he draws more subtle and thoughtful conclusions in the hope that we may consider carefully our digital futures.

Find out what Hitchcock has to do with Bentham and why we are all so addicted to Facebook.

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Until next week!

Jamillah

How safe are our mobiles? and Music Tech Fest

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Jamillah Knowles | 10:13 UK time, Tuesday, 22 May 2012

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This week on the podcast I have been learning about mobile safety and I’ve had my mind blown at the first Music Tech fest in London. So, why would a mobile phone seem unsafe?

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Home Brew and Studio School

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Jamillah Knowles | 10:06 UK time, Tuesday, 15 May 2012

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This week on the podcast I was lucky enough to chat with one of the founding fathers of HomeBrew and portable computing, and take a peek into the future for young people in Liverpool looking for a career in technology.

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Twitter elections, drones and do-it-yourself podcasting

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Jamillah Knowles | 11:10 UK time, Tuesday, 8 May 2012

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This week I found out what drones can be for journalists, how Twitter makes a difference to election watching and what it is like to start your own podcast. First up, the weekend saw elections take place in six different countries.

Often, unless you are a political scientist or a fan of politics, following all of those elections can be tricky.

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Next Web, a Dutch cow and Geek Girls

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Jamillah Knowles | 11:52 UK time, Wednesday, 2 May 2012

Hello Outriders!

This week for the podcast I have been out and about near and far to meet people working in technology.

First up The Next Web Conference took place in Amsterdam last week and a whole league of coders, developers, start-ups and industry leaders were in attendance to discuss the state of the web now and it’s future.

One of the challenges at the event was the Startup Rally where a set of sparky startup tech companies presented to a panel of judges. Another good indicator of a start-up tech business that should do well is to ask a large audience.

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