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Live n social on the radio

Social media impresario Vaughn Davis was extremely kind to invite me on his radio show for a ramble through the BLACKCAPS, Telecom, sportreview.net.nz‘s ten year anniversary and the mobile apps I use on…

Speaking on Mediawatch on the ACC

I was on the Radio New Zealand Mediawatch show talking about the Alternative Commentary Collective, a caravan of chaps commentating the cricket this summer. Hear the interview at Radio New Zealand (my bit’s…

Empowered to f*ck up

A few thoughts on TVNZ’s social media rules as reported in the Herald. Before we make ‘2009 wants its social media policy back’ jokes, let’s allow for some benefit of the doubt. If you’ve…

You can’t troll a troll

On Wednesday, I was lucky enough to be on Social Media Club Auckland’s When communities go bad panel, along with Anna Connell, Mike Kooge and Chris Keall.   The panel. Photo filched from SMCAKL…

Project [R]Evolution

A few thoughts on the recent The Project [R]Evolution conference. I thoroughly enjoyed Dan Neely from the Wellington Regional Emergency Management Office – his points about responding fast, but accurately in a crisis…

Getting sociable and sensibile in the Bay

MediaSense is a new social media conference put on by Hal Josephson, a Hawke’s Bay entrepreneur, impresario and top bloke. For me, this was a fantastic chance to meet folk I don’t normally meet,…

Two links

I’m becoming a fan of Charlie Brooker – he wrote Dead Set, the ‘Big Brother house is the only refuge from the living dead’ TV series, and works himself into indignant hilarity every…

Mighty. And Boosh.

I’m really enjoying The Mighty Boosh – Mondays 10PM on C4. Last night’s Crack Fox ep was… well, here’s a clip. Turns out they were on the radio first – the show really…

1001 books and films you must see before you die

Inspired by Jason Kottke, I’ve been through 1001 books and films you must see before you die and ticked off my reading (28) and viewing (215). It’s fair to say I’ve seen more…

Gawker Media – sharpest keyboards on the interwebs

The Observer interviews Gawker Media’s Nick Denton Nick Denton is the blogosphere’s Baron Silas Greenback, sitting pretty in his New York loft/lair, having figured out what EVERYONE wants to know – how to…

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