Archive | August, 2010

Company presses your ashes into vinyl when you die

This article first appeared on I wrote this a while ago and it has become the most Tweeted story on the Wired UK website ever (1207 and counting!), which is pretty cool Music lovers can now be immortalised when they die by having their ashes baked into vinyl records to leave behind for loved […]

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Here’s a little piece I wrote for Marketing Week

… all about the technologies behind email marketing Direct marketing smooth blend creates a rich user experience It may be the grandfather of new technology, but the development of HTML5 offers email marketers the chance to seamlessly integrate their art with social media. Email is considered an old technique within new media. Where other channels […]

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Retro 1960’s robo-dog designs unearthed

This article first appeared in Philips has unearthed an early design for a robotic dog that could move, see and hear in a book published in 1960 — fifty years before the likes of BigDog. The robotic dog was detailed in the book entitled Practical Robot Circuits:  Electronic Sensory Organs and Nerve Systems by Ann Hendrick Bruinsma […]

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