Back on time this week, but short and sweet. Just less good stuff floating around, I suppose. Or maybe I was distracted by the huge pile of marking…
Grab your favourite warm beverage and prepare to dive deep into the teen culture of Tumblr. Much like YouTube celebs, this is a whole culture that many people fail to grasp.
And talking of YouTube, here's the sobering tale of a Minecraft YouTuber with over 600,000 subscribers who has inappropriate relationships with underage fans. A great, in-depth piece of reporting - by one of my students. And I didn't make the connection until this piece turned up as part of his submission…
A first look at what the online-only Indy will be like. Not nearly as radical as I'd like - but a start.
Not sure I entirely buy the headline, but the underlying point - that the social networks have got better at dealing with manipulative headlining - is worth pondering.
Fascinating interview with Gates. It feels more and more like Microsoft will be a footnote in his story, with his post-PC work becoming far more significant.
The US law enforcement establishment's battle with Apple over phone security manifestly impacts the rest of the world. If you haven't been paying attention, this is an excellent primer on the issues involved.
A photographer's new images of the doomed cruise ship are haunting.
A three minute insight into the reality of ideas and innovation. Challenging - and beautifully animated.
And that's it. I hope you enjoyed it - and if you did, please pass it on to a friend, family member or colleague whom you think will enjoy it.
Until next week…