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 […]

Can artificial intelligence be creative?

The challenges to what it means to be human, which we are told arise from the development of artificial intelligence poses are manifold, not least to the idea of being creative. (Although many, not least industry body the Creative Industries Federation argues the creative industries will be one of the last strongholds of the application […]

Book review: Where Wizards Stay Up Late

Cover of ‘Where Wizards Stay Up Late: The Origins of the Internet’ Review of Where Wizards Stay Up Late: The Origins of the Internet Katie Hafner, Matthew Lyon (Simon & Schuster Inc, 1997) ISBN: 0684832674 Reference on Amazon.co.uk Originally published in WorldLink, the magazine of the World Economic Forum, whose Editor-in-Chief and Managing Director was […]

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 […]