James Piecowye thinking out loud

Ideas, inspiration and a bit of random.

Outline it.

The best advice I can ever give my students is to outline, everything. If you are writing a paper, storyboarding, planning a conference or just bringing an idea to life you need a map. OUTLINE. Sounds simple but too few people actually spend any time figuring out where all the pieces are going to fit. […]

Simplicity and Film and Ad

Intel, Toshiba, concept and simply 6 incredible episodes! Watch the 1st and you will know exactly what I am talking about.   Just brilliant!

Safety vs Business

So, I had a chat on Nightline about minibus safety. As it turns out they are not really all that safe for people transport. In fact the Dubai Police would be pretty happy if the minibus was banned from transporting people all together! Lieutenant General Dahi Khalfan Tamim, Dubai Police Chief, said minibuses were very dangerous […]

Radio is Fun

At the end of the day I head into the DubaiEye studios to host Nightline, becasue doing radio is fun! Last night I had some fun with an attempt at Cookie Monster’s voice for the TechTalk intro. [soundcloud url=”http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/95520374″ params=”” width=” 100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /] Still needs a bit of work, Ernie and Bert next […]

Where is your .AE site hosted?

It would appear that all is not equal when it comes to internet site hosting. In the UAE we have .AE sites and one might think that they are hosted in the UAE, apparently not. Magnus Nystedt from Pingdom.com joined me for TechTalk on Nightline and this is where the conversation went. [soundcloud url=”http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/95490736″ params=”” width=” 100%” […]