Saying free schools being able to opt out of the national curriculum defeats the point of free schools is like saying free schools being able to opt out of the national curriculum defeats the point of the national curriculum. Oh, right.
Post Office just tried to upsell next day delivery to me. After I declined it, some minutes later manager said to me the postman had gone anyway.
Why would anybody give their old clothes to H&M rather than a charity shop?
WH Smith retail – poorly maintained shops, poor choice of stock. I give them another 12 months
This should keep us in chocolate for a while…
It’s astounding that in 2013 there are companies expecting to do business over the phone with people using non-geographic numbers.
On Monday 9 September I went to Gallerycamp – a one day unconference for people who work in, provide content for, or are otherwise interested in the future of galleries, with a special focus on how they might make more use of that thing we nebulously call ‘digital’, or ‘new technologies’. Just as it’s often […]
I introduced this session by talking about the usual venues for performance – pubs and concert halls – and how they’re not ideal for the kind of experimental contemporary music I make and generally like listening to, but how gallery spaces (which can include museum spaces) set up an atmosphere which are actually quite ideal […]
I started this session by referring to the time way back in 2007 when my friend Clare White came back from a media conference excited about something she’d seen – an idea for using QR codes in galleries in the panel next to exhibits linking to web pages containing further information. Six years on, and […]
James Cattell introduced this session intended to be a catharsis session for people to get out of their systems all the things they’ve encountered which make the gallery experience a less than positive one. Some people think they’re not relevant to them – but maybe so because they might be scared about not getting the […]
Dan Slee opened this discussion based on his experience of how staff who use Twitter (and other examples of the social web space) on behalf of organisations are usually more effective at it if they’re empowered to post with a human voice rather than a bland corporate voice. Galleries have an advantage over other parts […]