The top tips from recent trips to NYC.
A visit to work with the guys at EAI (now SEEEN) on how we market test more of the Luminery Video Moment innovation tools.
This was a whistle-stop tour of some of the top Japanese corporations to demo some new Product work. What an amazing place. Product outcomes are for other blog posts elsewhere. Generally a wonderful and very impressive place. Everything is available via large-scale vending machines.
We took a family adventure to Colombia, to join Wendy on a Storytelling tour in Colombia and Ecuador. This was a working trip – I had plenty of innovation projects to work on at the same time.
We gathered – 17 of us – at an old Monastery in the Austrian Alps. Schnitzels and lederhosen all round. Alpine Rollercoaster
The personal rollercoaster at Wildpark Assling. Also known as a riesenrutschbahn.
What a great place – Edinburgh! We accidentally planned our trip during the Rugby World Cup. The locals warned us that the place went mad and that everywhere got rammed….
From a cold and wintry London, some business at Google brought me to San Francisco, and I was able to catch up with Amy, Russ, Susan & family.
17 of us piled into a massive, Adams Family -esque house near Hereford. BBQs, card games, swimming,… perfect.
An amazing holiday with Ian and Anita in Mosciano Sant’Angelo on the Adriatic coast – coffee and evening parties all the way!!
I’ve just spent the last 2 days with a group of European Public Service Broadcasters from Turkey, Sweden, Slovenia, France, Germany, Bulgaria and more.
Just spent an enjoyable, and mentally draining unconference weekend with 150 of the great and the good from European Journalism @NEWSGEIST 2015 in Helsinki.
12 Years after my original trip to Barcelona (with Ed), Russ sent a note; “I’m going to SETAC. Anyone fancy joining me in Barcelona?”… Ed & I managed to swing it.
We just took a nice Easter Break in Paris, staying on La rue de La Michodière – une voie du 2 arrondissement de Paris – just opposite Theatre de la Michodiere.
Last Friday, and today, we have been working from the BBC East Africa Bureaux in Nairobi. Lovely office and charming staff.
In the run-up to the Nairobi #newsHACK, we spent the day today working on strategy and preparation in the wonderful surrounds of Lake Nakuru National Park.
Today we spent at Cafe Ubuntu in Maai Mahiu working on BBC News Labs strategy, and on preparation for the Nairobi Connected Studio #newsHACK event.
We just ran the Tech Briefing for the “Connected Studio: World Service – Africa” event, at the iHub in Nairobi. This covered Juicer, Content API, FrontLine SMS, and WeChat.
I’ve just spent 2 days at the Eurovision Academy looking at digital storytelling formats & challenges with a group of European Public Broadcasters. Fascinating.
We just had an amazing trip to Disneyland Paris – great stuff. Here are some thoughts that other parents may find of interest: our own top 5 best and 5 worst things.