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The web of beige

I wrote a work thing for Venture Beat. It’s about our efforts to personalise digital experiences and how that might be having the opposite effect.  “In our attempt to engage everyone individually we are unwittingly creating a beige web, a homogenous echo chamber that is aesthetically and tonally normalized. And so we have to ask ourselves […]

“Without memories we kind of disappear”

Incredibly moving account of dealing with Alzheimer's #interesting2016 pic.twitter.com/O6zv0Uc3dx — Sinead Doyle (@smcdoyle) September 15, 2016 There were some absolutely fantastic talks at yesterday’s Interesting conference (I hesitate to call it a conference really, but I can’t think of a suitable synonym), but the one that really resonated with me for all sorts of reasons […]