Sure it had a stupid name and couldn’t possibly be accused of presenting a neutral point of view with how it presented the data but I am very sorry to see Ampp3d close it’s doors at Trinity Mirror. There is no doubt it was a massive influence on my team at ONS when it came […]Read more "Au Revoir Ampp3d"
Ben Balter has the rather impressive job title of ‘Government Evangelist’ at Github. He was one of the original Presidential Innovation Fellows in the U.S. and been a vocal advocate for a move towards a more digital by default federal government from within the White House and in his time at Github. He knows of […]Read more "19 problems & Github ain’t one.."
Tomorrow I will have been working for ONS two years exactly. This basically means I am still barely seen as more than a newbie in ONS time but given my professional history it is quite an achievement for me :) It has been quite a journey over the course of those 24 months. It hasn’t […]Read more "[dot] Cotton anniversary"
My final day round up before I walk the streets until it is time for my flight :) Final session count: 22 See the full list here. It ended up being a real mix of government, civic tech, entertainment and a little bit random. The biggest disappointment was Harry Knowles – I’ve loved Ain’t It […]Read more "SXSW Finito"
It is Sunday morning. I’ve been here since Wednesday evening so here is my half-time report. Sessions attended: 10 I’ve been to talks by Al Gore, Tim Ferris, Harry Knowles, Biz Stone and Robert Kirkman as well as smaller talks about Wikipedia vs PR, how politicians on the world stage use Twitter, the US State […]Read more "SXSW – the story so far."