Well, that's Christmas done, now for the Easter eggs

Shortly before Christmas, regular users of the VLC media player will have noticed that the program’s little orange traffic cone icon sprouted a tiny Santa hat – indeed, it still has one. The original image can be found here. What…

More than words?

When you earn your living from words it’s always interesting to find new lights in which to view them – new ways of responding to words, putting them together, or even reading them – which is at least one reason…

Radix appoints new account manager

A press release we have issued today announcing that Matt Godfrey has joined the Radix team: Penryn-based communications company Radix Communications has appointed a new account manager. Matt Godfrey joins the company after a successful 15 year career in retail.…

Advertising on Facebook – is it really pointless?

“Facebook now has 350m users – and there’s no point advertising to them,” said John Naughton in last Sunday’s Observer (or possibly that’s what his sub-editor said, but in any case it’s a pretty accurate summation). What’s more, he had…

Lunch & copy

You never know quite what attending a Cornwall Social Media Café meeting might lead to. For instance, at last week’s event Fiona and I found ourselves being invited to Truro College to speak to their FdA Media Advertising course: we…

A Facebook member? Or a Facebook user?

Back in June 2007 my colleague Fiona wrote on this blog about quitting Facebook. A couple of months later, she reactivated her account*, having by then become resigned to at least having a profile on the thing, mainly due to…

Blogposts found abandoned on Tube

While Rupert Murdoch might be having second thoughts about content from his newspapers being freely available on the net (even if his papers do sometimes “borrow” content from it, and his news organisations perhaps even encourage Google to index their…

Selling music post-MP3: part 3

When people began listening to music on the iPhone and (iPod Touch) a number of programmers and musicians spotted an opportunity: with its motion sensors, touch screen, microphone, and processing power, why should the iPhone be just another device for…

Selling music post-MP3: part 1

I expect everyone’s seen what Lily Allen had to say about illegal downloading recently – and indeed what everyone then had to say about Lily Allen. So rather than rehashing the whole debate about pirating music, I thought this blog…

It offendeth mine eyes! (And pretty much everything else)

I suspect the following video will either make you laugh until it hurts, or make you want to punch your own eyeballs for so carelessly allowing you to view such highly concentrated awfulness in the first place. In other words,…

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