How to stream BBC radio live on your iPhone

My iPhone has replaced/displaced a lot of gadgets and habits in my life, one of them being listening to the BBC Radio 4 Today programme in the mornings on a small radio that I carried with me as I shuffled around the house getting ready to go to work. As I couldn’t get the live…… Continue reading How to stream BBC radio live on your iPhone

API and they know it: Guardian distributes *everything* online

* Updated * I’ve also written about Best Buy setting its catalogue content free at the iCrossing Connect blog… Jeff Jarvis has an excellent post headed APIs: The New Distribution about The Guardian’s decision to distribute everything online. If you’re even slightly non-technical you may not know what an API is. Basically it’s a way…… Continue reading API and they know it: Guardian distributes *everything* online

London to Brighton in four minutes

For all my friends and colleagues who do the Brighton to London yo-yo (a.k.a. the pain train, a.k.a the money train) here’s a treat from the BBC archives – spotted last night on iPlayer…  Especially choice viewing for the shots of the passengers and the stations at the start and end of the journey.  If…… Continue reading London to Brighton in four minutes

Un-filtered news: Twitter, the BBC and Mumbai

Media Guardian carries a timely analysis of some of the discussion of Twitter informing, in some cases becoming part of, the coverage of the terrorist attrocities in Mumbai.  It picks up on a blog post by Steve Herman, editor of the BBC News website:    As for the Twitter messages we were monitoring, most did…… Continue reading Un-filtered news: Twitter, the BBC and Mumbai