18Dec

Count them—three IPTV Platforms!

posted by Steve Bowbrick

The BBC’s always been in the platform business. It was BBC engineers who designed and built the broadcast platforms of your analogue youth. They built them without the slightest expectation of remuneration from competing broadcasters and usually did so in the spirit of international collaboration that spread these standards around the planet at a remarkable [...]

14Oct

Socialising news

posted by Steve Bowbrick

Kevin Rose was in town for last week’s FOWA event. He was at the BBC the other day too, although he singularly failed to excite an otherwise eager audience of editors and technologists from around the Corporation. Anyway, his presentation at FOWA was a bit more interesting. His principle message was that Digg’s mission is [...]