“we have a tech generation that thinks that’s all there is”

How to go about writing up a conference like Future of Web Apps? With, what, a thousand plus people converging on a space as large as London’s Excel centre, it’s not like you can be at every talk, breathe in every vibe, taste all the startups. I was even more crippled by the fact that … Read more

It’s BathCamp weekend!

…well, almost. A long time ago I posted the first mention of BathCamp. We came up with the idea in Montreal at Museums and the Web in April 2008. Now we’re 5 months down the line and two days (eek!) before the event itself. I’m deeply, deeply excited about what we’ve (collectively – thanks guys!) … Read more

Newton vs Einstein

If you spend any time at all reading this blog (of course you do..) then you’ll know that I have a recurring theme about perfection, ideas, freedom and “justdoit-ness”. I sum it all up on a previous post where I talk about my OPG – Overactive Perfection Gene – which works hard to prevent me … Read more

Ceci n’est pas une tag

There’s an interesting post over on the conference.archimuse.com blog where Jennifer reports that research they’ve been undertaking on the use of the steve.museum tagger shows that greater than 75% of all new tags given to images in the experiment weren’t words originally associated with the image by museum staff when cataloguing. That’s a pretty extraordinary … Read more