The next 50 years of the Internet

Welcome to people who were at the #Internet50 LDN event… The big picture How can we better understand our societies and socio-technical change, engage citizens, and facilitate progress? A half century Almost 50 years ago, 10:30 pm on 29 October 1969, a team led by Professor Leonard Kleinrock sent a message from a computer at […]

Launch of LSBU / LCC ‘ACE IT’ Immersive Technology programme

At London South Bank University we are working with the London College of Communication (part of the University of the Arts) on an EU-funded (ERDF) innovation support programme for immersive tech entrepreneurs, offering free access to academic and industry expertise, and specialist audio-visual, digital and creative technology facilities and specialist studios.  The programme The programme, ACE IT (Accelerating the […]

Advising on the CIEE Entrepreneur Lab

I’m working with CIEE (the Council on International Educational Exchange), helping their thinking around and approach to creating an Entrepreneur Lab (eLab) which they will launch next year in London (with a focus on creativity) and Berlin (with a focus on sustainability). CIEE (the Council On International Educational Exchange) is a US-based non-profit study abroad […]

The Brexit A-Z: A Pocket Dictionary for Democrats: Design

Entry for a WORLDwrite publication The Brexit A-Z: A Pocket Dictionary for Democrats (2017) [as yet unpublished] Design, and the creative industries in general, have not received the Brexit vote well. Of all the industries, the creatives were most favourable to Remain: the Creative Industries Federation’s members’ survey showed more than 96% support. Traditionally apolitical, […]