I tend to try and channel Eddie Izzard when presenting – find your presentation hero? I love presenting, its one of the greatest aspects of the planner’s job as far as I am concerned – getting up there and letting rip on whatever subject you are required to hold forth upon. But I am aware...
The passage in Songlines in which Bruce Chatwin names the Moleskine. Image courtesy of Songlines. The biggest cliché in advertising is not lunching at the Ivy, drinking chilled rose on the Carlton Terrace or doing coke with the intern in the toilets at the Christmas party. The biggest cliché in advertising is the Moleskine notebook....
The original Forward thinking motherfucker. I gave a little talk at an APG (Account Planning Group) event recently. It’s a regular series of talks called Noisy Thinking and I shared the bill with Craig Mawdsley, Rachel Hatton, Russell Davies and Malcolm White, a pretty impressive line up in the world of planning. I talked...
My last Day in Oxford owing to work commitments – that old problem of prioritising the urgent over the important – and a corker as far as I’m concerned.
Not a vintage TED day as far as I am concerned but one or two highlights.
OK, so here are the people and talks that I think are really worth following up form day one of TED Global. Of course the talks themselves will appear on TED.com in the future so get ahead of the curve and check them out now. Its worth remembering that the theme for this year’s TED...
Manhatten on the 12th September 1609 and today. Image courtesy of Traceybrown914
Last but not least the best from the final morning session.
Nuclear Waste Encapsulation and Storage Facility in Hanford,
Southeastern Washington State by Taryn Simon
Now we are cooking, take a look at these bad boys and girls.
Support for the acquatic ape theory? Image courtesy of Chweetletchu
And here are the afternoon's highlights.
Imogen Heap at Sundance 2006. Image courtesy of Eugene
This is my personal view of the cream of the crop from the morning session on day two.
Image courtesy of Frogdesignmind
Adliterate is supposed to be about my ideas and not other people's. But I have had the priviledge to get to TED global in Oxford and these people's ideas are better than mine.
So I thought I'd share the best of...
Pirate Dinosaurs, you can't say fairer than that. The only thing that could be remotely better would be Pirate Dinosaurs in Space.