We’ve Moved!

After an unforgivably long hiatus, I’ve decided to try to get the old blog back on track, and to simultaneously move over to tumblr.  There are a few reasons for this, not least because my good friend James said it would make me edgier.  But it should also allow me to do some shorter, faster posting on the go, … Continue reading We’ve Moved!

How to… DJ a Wedding

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On Saturday night I had the pleasure of playing the role of DJ at the wedding reception of some good friends of mine. To be honest, the technical side is pretty simple with an iPad and a clever DJ app (I used iDJ, which cost me the princely sum of £1.49). But what you actually play is less straightforward. So, should you find yourself called upon to do something similar, here are my top tips…

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Ideas Worth Spreading

I’m in love. With TED.

TED‘s been around for a while, but you may not have been introduced… I’ve got into it in a big way over the past couple of weeks thanks to a brilliant app on my newish iPhone. TED, stands for “Technology, Entertainment, Design.” It grew out of an annual conference in California, which has now spawned similar events all over the world. These conferences bring together thinkers and innovators from all kinds of backgrounds, each getting 18 minutes to present their ideas in creative and engaging ways. The TED motto is “ideas worth spreading,” and the website does just that – all the talks are available to watch for free. So you should do just that…

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