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July 29, 2005

Fear and prejudice

Funny thing happened on the tube this morning. An Arabic looking bloke carrying a rucksack hopped on at Earl's Court, and you could feel the whole carriage tense up. This unease and the awkward glances stayed for a couple of...

July 25, 2005

Petition to save Cornwall Sleeper

The sleeper service from London to Penzance is a godsend about to be cut. There's a petition which you can sign if you want to help keep it. Nothing like a government interfering with holidays to get me politically active...

July 14, 2005

The Best Practice Problem

It's an old problem, but many have been obsessed with capturing "best practice" and encouraging others to copy it. And many react against that obsession, pointing out that it prevents innovation. The idea that there is a best way, or...

July 7, 2005

London (2)

I'm sure you know this by now, but just in case police have taken over all the mobile networks within the M25. If you can't get through to people that's very likely the reason....

London Explosions

If you're in London, yu're no doubt aware of the shutdown of tubes and buses following this mornings explosions. Friends of mine in the centre of London have been mailing about the controlled explosions possibly about to take place. Advice...

July 4, 2005

Ted Nelson

Very chuffed to get a mail this morning from Ted Nelson - he who coined the terms "hypertext", "intertwingularity" and the like - offering to kick off the Network Enabled Organisation seminar next week and join us for the first...

July 1, 2005

Seminar on the "Network Enabled Organisation"

On July 14th and 15th I'm organising a small seminar on the Networked Enabled Organisation at Templeton College in Oxford. Numbers are limited to 20, but there are a few spaces left, so do let me know if you'd like...