Episode 29: Information Pioneers launch

JMAC3230A rough and ready little episode this week, as our Roo - the edit smarts - has been off on a well-earned holiday (though Roofans relax: his past self does grace this episode - before he left we discussed Red Dead Redemption).

And while he was drinking in the Spanish sunshine, Leila and Dave were drinking in the complimentary wine at the premier of the BCS's Information Pioneers campaign, which aims to highlight the trailblazers of the information age through a series of films and a public appeal to vote for your favourite. The films are presented by some familiar faces (and an enjoyably hyperactive Twitter account) and you'll hear us hobnob with Ortis Deley from the Gadget Show, Kate Russell and LJ Rich from Click as well as the charming writer and producer team behind the short films (which are online here.)Screen shot 2010-06-03 at 12.01.44

See also: Kate's lovely us-mentioning write-up of the night | Information Pioneers site | Bill Fontana's 'River Sounding' | Dave's Snackspot | Thoughts on Red Dead Redemption by former guest Naomi Alderman | Our keyring maker Sandy's Etsy shop | Remember to buy a tape to get a free datasette keyring!

(The pic at the top shows Dave and Leila talking to BCS Chief Ian Ryder, and comes from this gallery of photos from the event.)

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Posted: June 3rd, 2010 | 1 Comment »

One Comment on “Episode 29: Information Pioneers launch”

  1. 1 Sim said at 5:17 pm on June 16th, 2010:

    Kate Russell is HAWT! I used to run one of her fan sites many moons ago =)

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