James Piecowye thinking out loud

Ideas, inspiration and a bit of random.

Internet Access a Human Right

This has been sitting in my inbox for months. The internet as a human right. A United Nations report said Friday that disconnecting people from the internet is a human rights violation and against international law. The report railed against France and the United Kingdom, which have passed laws toremove accused copyright scofflaws from the internet. It […]

The Digital Future

Are you reading what is being written about the digital future? The Center for the Digital Future at the USC Annenberg School is pleased to present the results of the tenth year of our project, “Surveying the Digital Future.” The ten years of longitudinal research comprise an absolutely unique data base that completely captures broadband […]

TEDx Global Music Project

TED is cool. TEDx is cool. And a few TEDsters got together and asked what happens to the original music that comes out of TEDx events? Of course that indie music just went up into the ether. Well now there is the TEDx Global Music Project. I love this project because it is all about […]

Cannes and Creativity School

OK I want to be part of this! I would like to go for a starter! The Cannes Creative Academy. Now take a look at what it is all about. Look at what the students are put through. The learning programme Students follow an intensive schedule of activities during the Festival week, under the leadership […]

What bugs you about Canadians?

You want to get a taste of Canada? Well this is one of my favorite Canadian television talk shows. So, what about Canadians? Do we ever bug people? Canadians are great at poking fun at themselves! Check out Rick Mercer on Annoying Canadian Stereotypes [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z3EvS467JK0[/youtube]