How to record great video

The lower prices of everything digital means almost anyone can own an HD video camera. That’s great news, because videoing stuff can be great fun.

A colleague tells me this week he has just finished a “painful” 4 minute promo for a company whose MD shot the video himself, using his [reluctant] staff as presenters.

The Cabinet Office manual

The Cabinet Office Manual…I routinely hear this being reference in political reports but have never taken the time to actually read it – until now. Page 50 onward is worth …

Why LinkedIn has lost its way

When LinkedIn first surfaced as a professional networking site in May 2003 it was well-regarded and attracted truly professional people. The people one might want to touch base with, but have zero chance in normal day-to-day circumstances.

Radio 2.0 – how the net is disrupting broadcasting

The golden age of radio is long gone. Today, we have cookie-cutter DJs playing more or less the same music and commercials as the next station on the dial.

Music is often selected by a computer program based on the time of day along with a few other parameters few outside the industry get to hear about. Save to say, someone in marketing probably schedules the music you hear.