I work in New Media

One of the funniest things I saw last festival was a song by The Bedroom Philosopher called “I work in New Media”. It completely deflated the hyped-up bubble of “new media” language-mangling and revealed that, ultimately, none of us can describe what we do, let alone in 140 characters or less. Well, someone has finally… Continue reading I work in New Media

The Hotel gets 5 Stars in “The List”

I’m celebrating today as one of my shows, “The Hotel“, got 5 stars in The List. Still waiting for The Scotsman. Fingers crossed… In the meantime Edinburgh Fringe rolls on, taking my energy, liver and emotional stability with it. It’s a total rollercoaster, but of course I wouldn’t have it any other way. Good thing… Continue reading The Hotel gets 5 Stars in “The List”

Guest Appearance on Byte Into It

Last week on Melbourne’s 3RRR, Georgia Webster, Andrew Fish, Keren Flavell and myself discussed Windows 7, TinyXP, iPhone security, defamation, video games, the seeming success of the Australian ‘net filtering trial and my experiences at the Open Video Conference. It was a really fun experience and reminded me how much I miss radio. There’s something… Continue reading Guest Appearance on Byte Into It

Confused Narcissus

Ok, so a while ago I set up a Google Alert to inform me of happenings related to myself, and periodically it tells me someone on the web called “Dan Walmsley” (typically an Irish F1 Engineer, but occasionally me) has been written about. Today, however, the results were far more disturbing. Dan twinned the Steward… Continue reading Confused Narcissus

What news from the Southern Front?

I’ve had an article published in The Groggy Squirrel, recalling the events last week’s monumental 36-hour gig, “Mark Watson’s Seemingly-Impossible 36-Hour Circuit of the World”.