Author Archives: Mark

APIs for Eyeballs

Over the last few years, a number of companies have either closed, restricted, or limited their publicly available API programs. On the other hand, we have other companies who have invested heavily in their public APIs, including Betfair and MailChimp … Continue reading

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The Xbox One: The Battle for your Remote

So I didn’t think I’d be writing about Microsoft, but the direction they’ve taken with the Xbox intrigues me for a number of reasons. First, it’s clearly an attempt to branch out from “game console” to set-top-box. In other words, … Continue reading

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It’s been a while since I’ve written anything on the old blog. Partly my time has been taken up with family and partly my employer wasn’t keen on people talking publicly without channeling everything through the corporate comms department.  But, … Continue reading

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Cut off the Pirate’s Electricity

So the Digital Economy Bill is looking like it’s going to sail through after some heavy duty lobbying. The government and the opposition seem to be in heated agreement that “something must be done!” But, I wonder if the Digital … Continue reading

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Must start using this more….

Thoughts swirling…

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