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29
Jun

Tonight I had the chance to see a living legend of Latin Jazz, Pete Escovedo and his daughter, pop/funk star Sheila E, live at the Blue Note Tokyo, together with a six piece backing band in an entertaining, high energy set. Escovedo is an acclaimed percussionist, known for his work…

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26
Jun

Let me tell you a story, From 1999-2003 I was enrolled in the PhD programme at King’s College London. It was the pinnacle of a journey that started in 1991 when I went back to university, part-time at first and then full-time two years later. I enrolled to study Theology,…

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24
Jun

This morning I was reading a fascinating review essay by Jörg M. Colberg of Mark Durden’s new book, Photography Today. In the essay, Colberg made some pretty bold claims, starting with, “We’re all photographers now. Or are we? Certainly, it has its uses to paint with a brush wide enough…

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19
Jun

Adobe has just announced major upgrades to all the apps in their Creative Cloud suite. Taking a look at all the new features I found a few which I’m sure will change the way I work. Live Font Preview – As part of the Typekit integration, Adobe is really pushing…

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18
Jun

Tonight I managed to catch the second of Andy Allo’s four shows at The Blue Note in Tokyo and it was an outstanding, truly memorable set. Allo is a young singer-songwriter from Cameroon by way of California who has been steadily gaining attention for her rich and captivating voice. Having…

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12
Jun

Earlier this week I wrote about deleting my Twitter lists. Not surprisingly, this attracted a fair bit of attention. As a result, I wanted to clarify two things. Do Lists Work? I still believe lists work and I stand by what I wrote about the usefulness of lists. But, right…

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10
Jun

This morning I deleted all my Twitter lists. I’ve long been an advocate of using Twitter lists. I still agree with everything I said last year on using them to make the most of Twitter. But, for now at least, it’s time for a change. The Seven Digital Deadly Sins…

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3
Jun

Last night Apple opened their latest World Wide Developer’s Conference Keynote with the video you see above. It’s classic Apple; focussing on the users and developers. And, yet, it feels fresh, open and fun. In so many ways it set the tone for the keynote and the software announcements Apple’s…

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30
May

I’m about to give the game away. This is the insight that has fuelled every and any success I’ve had online. It’s my insight from 13 years of blogging, countless web site designs and interactions with the thousands of people who’ve followed me online on various platforms. It’s my social…

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29
May

Oblique Strategies are a set of 100 cards with provocative statements, originally created by Brian Eno and Peter Schmidt in 1975, designed to aid music production & creative work. The cards are now in their fifth edition and you can order a set from Brian Eno’s site, or access them…

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