Why isn’t the West End wising up to social?

I managed to catch a show this weekend. If naive but ultimately disillusioned missionaries travelling to Africa to fabricate gospel in order to rescue a village from a tribal warlord intent on performing female circumcision says “break out the jazz hands” then you need to see The Book of Mormon. Although it’s not the obvious ...

Time for Angry Birds studio

Time for Angry Birds studio
Today’s big idea is to launch a “design studio” app for Angry Birds. The ambition is to give anyone the ability to design a custom image for each type of bird and for each type of pig (either by drawing or by uploading a pre-existing image). These would be available to integrate into any version ...

What should the Nando’s app do? // @Nandos_Official

Whenever a restaurant doesn’t either have a mobile friendly website (including a nearest shop locator) or a mobile app, I just think they’re missing a trick. It seems reasonably obvious that you’d want customers to find you easily. And if they’re on your site / using your app, throw in a few other bits and ...

Innovative solution to Olympic ticket disappointment

There’s no doubt that Olympic ticket controversy will continue to reign for some time. I too am one of the heartbroken Londoners who will be bankrolling the games but without tickets. Frankly I don’t understand why there wasn’t a leveling process across events rather than balloting only at event level. It’s too late to change ...

I think there should be a new word describing somebody who has presence all over the web 1

In the spirit of the recent Oxford Dictionary of English announcement about the introduction of “tweetup” into their dictionary, I thought it was time to develop a word for someone who has a presence all over the internet. In the spirit of polymath and polyglot… Polyweb Noun – A polyweb is a person who has ...

The 2 not so obvious things I'd want on my next iPhone 2

The recent iPad hullabaloo has overlooked one significant thing – the iPhone is a magnificent device which is, hopefully, still maturing.On the tube recently I was pondering – what would I like to do to it to make it more magnificent? I decided to ignore all the ideas I’ve heard before (multi-tasking, better camera, mp3 ...

What's your favorite favorite?

Today’s big idea is to bring some management to Twitter favorites. I often use these when I browsing twitter on a mobile to bookmark for later reading on a PC. This got me thinking two things: [Across twitter] The number of times that a tweet has been favorited is a measure of how interesting people ...

Facebook app – status journal 1

Today’s big idea is a new Facebook app. I’ve often used status updates when my little girl has reached new milestones. I’d love to be able to create a journal of my status updates as a keepsake. Some potential features would be … Ability to create a saveable / printable journal of my Facebook updates ...

The zeitgeist of twitter

Today’s big idea is a graph of trending keywords. I know there are lots of sites which display trends in various formats, for what its worth my favourite is twitterfall. What I have in mind is slightly different – it would display trending keywords in graphical format, like pie charts of the distribution of the ...

Online timeline

There are numerous aggregators around, each of which has a different take on aggregating. Most commonly there’s the business card idea (retaggr) and recently I’ve been playing with Geekchart which shows activities as a piechart. Today’s big idea is a social network aggregator where activities are displayed on a timeline. Users should be able to ...
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