Posted by Melanie Johnson
10 December: Gartner's prediction that '80 per cent of businesses will support a workforce using tablets' got me thinking about good old Apple and its devices. Then I read an article about 'Men are for Android, Women are for Apple'. At first I thought the article comparing Android and Apple was a little sexist, but then I started asking around the office only to find that this could be the case ...
Posted by James Cherkoff
10 December: I went to the 'Making Money In the On Demand Media Age,' event hosted by consultancy Oliver & Ohlbaum. Among the many nuggets thrown out was that the recent speedier-than-expected recovery in the UK's media markets might be a mirage.
Oliver & Ohlbaum see this as being an 'Indian Summer', before the realities of 'long-term structural change' take a grip in a couple of years and a 'new industry structure' emerges ...
Posted by Simon Collister
9 December: Michael Trice from Leeds University wrote an interesting post evaluating WikiLeaks' impact on the distribution of power in our contemporary, networked society. Trice suggested WikiLeaks has used the media as a 'switcher' network - that it redirects the goals of other networks to ensure it achieves a greater audience for itself ...