This was originally posted to Facebook – now I am posting a summary post here, as it relates to a previous post I’ve made on this same issue on the G+ service (“Shared Endoresements”): As reported in the NYT over …

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I finally managed to put together a blog post on the +Telefonica Digital blog about last month's +Over the Air event.  #blogthis   #ota13 The ‘Over the Air’ event series feels more like a festival than a tech event.

So – The first thing I did this morning on reading this New York Times article on Google’s new plan to use users’ data (+1s, etc…) on their own ads  was hunt around for how to opt out, which I …

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Read this great article in The Verge today on the voice behind Siri. I’m finding myself using #Siri more and more these days, especially for quick tasks that would otherwise take multiple steps and involve unlocking the phone. For example, …

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This strikes me as a good example of “good patents” but where the patent system none-the-less is failing to protect innovators – i.e. here is a company, Dyson, that has come up with some revolutionary new technologies, which they have …

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I’m proud to be a part of an activity called “The Open Agenda” as part of my work at +Telefonica Digital. It’s a combination of blog posts, video interviews,  panels and media and events that will all focus on the topic …

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Hello Google+ peeps! It's shameless self-promotion time, I'm afraid. I've put a panel submission into next year's South by Southwest #sxsw  panel picker and I would really appreciate your support in voting it up. Personally I think this panel is …

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Another instalment of the video series I recorded with +Christian Heilmann on #FirefoxOS  – this time touching on developer tools, responsive design and some of the elements that developers need to worry about on mobile – e.g. touch events. (Also see …

Getting started with building Firefox OS apps – Tools, Touch and Responsive Thinking Read More »

So I read with some interest a tech note from Google on the impeding use of a transforming proxy server for Chrome for IOS & Android. The idea is to speed up the Web on mobile devices where network bandwidth …

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Can We Stop the Tracking Already? I cannot believe this nonsense is still going on. I had to check my watch – yes indeed, it's now 2013, and we still don't have a viable do-not-track specification. This should have been …

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