Broadcast: Debating the 15th anniversary of the Web

With Professor Wendy Hall, on BBC News 24, I debated the significance of the 15th anniversary of the Web BBC 5 O’Clock News, TX 17:35 BST, 04/08/2006 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DeJOvuRX4lM BBC News 24: WWW Anniversary item Themes discussed: how much the success of the Web was anticipated; the importance of ease of use of the Web; the […]

Review: Nesta: Pulling the plug: what should a human-centric European Internet look like?, 2018

On Wednesday early evening in London Nesta is hosting the first of a series of provocations on ‘how European citizens can retake control over the future of the internet’. Pulling the plug: what should a human-centric European Internet look like? Is part of the Next Generation Internet initiative, the European Commission’s programme focused on building […]

Review: Release 2.0 by Esther Dyson (World Link)

Release 2.0: A Design For Living in the Digital Age by Esther Dyson Esther Dyson stands head and shoulders above other IT commentators. She presents clear explanations and elegant solutions but sometimes misses the bigger context. Release 2.0 is an invaluable read for anyone already enthusiastic and informed about the digital world. Is it a […]

Panel: The Social Impact of the Web, 2017

This Friday [May 25, 2007] I am speaking on a panel at the RSA Conference The Social Impact of the Web: Society, Government and the Internet in London. I will be on the panel with Bronwyn Kunhardt, co-founder of Social Media Consensus and Polecat Ltd, and former Director of Citizenship at Microsoft UK, and M […]