Leeds Met: Innovation North Showcase 2008

Damn – looks like I’ll miss the ITP Spring Show again this year (no cheap flights to NYC..grrr!) but I’ll again have the pleasure of reviewing the work of my alma mater at the VIP Evening of this year’s Innovation North Showcase at Leeds Met. I was pleasantly surprised at the quality of last year’s […]

(Dot)Northern Snippets…

With Leeds’ bumper meetup month – OpenCoffees, BarCamps & GeekUps – behind us, what’s been happening throughout December… Last Thursday, Manoj Ranaweera’s NW Startup 2.0 held its first ‘demo’ event in Manchester. Manoj also seems to have plotted out a meetups agenda through to the end of 2008! The demo’ing companies included, Blinkbox, Blyk, D2See, […]

BarCamp Leeds {2007}

It’s ON! After month’s of speculation, logo contests, false starts and calendar battleship across Upcoming and the official wiki – BarCamp Leeds is set for Saturday 17th November! With only 24 days before the event we decided to go for a single day BarCamp this time around…if things go well, we’re planning a full weekend […]

Northern Snippets…

This week saw a bumper crop of tech events across the North… The MELD launch parties in Leeds and Manchester kick started this intersection of social media and journalism. I went along to the Leeds event and bumped into the former CEO of Leeds Media, Terry Morden and Simon Robertshaw, formerly part of Liverpool’s ICDC […]

ITP Spring Show 2007

Watch out for the Spring Show of NYU’s Interactive Telecommunications Program, beginning tommorow. I asked Raffi if I could come along a few months ago, but unfortunately I couldn’t make it 🙁 However, Mohsin‘s extending his TO+NYC trip by a few days so he can get to the show and also meet Raffi. I’ll have […]


Sadly, the chain of events which led to Sam’s dismissal from TechCrunch UK continued to have repercussions that unfortunately overshadowed the conference itself… Michael Arrington, proprietor of the CrunchNetwork decided to put TCUK on hold, locking out Sam, Mike Butcher and contributors like myself without any warning…though I later managed to recover my password, I […]