Pursuit Podcast - Life, The Unicode, And Everything

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The inimitable Jess Rose interviewed me for her Pursuit Podcast - talking about the Unicode Power Symbol proposal. We talked about how to subvert bureaucracy, building a team of supporters, adding new stuff to Unicode, and recognising that you're a background character in most people's lives. Bit of a ramble, but jolly good fun. Sketchnotes […]

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In The Abstract Podcast

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Last week I was on In The Abstract - a science podcast - along with the very funny Francesca Day , the mediumly funny Tara Clarke, and the just-funny-enough Steve Pritchard. During the talk, I completely forget the name of the Rosetta Disc and made several legally doubtful slurs against Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg. […]

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Episode 20: @PipWillcox and the Digital First Folio of Shakespeare's Works

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Oxford's Bodleian library makes high resolution scans of Shakespeare's First Folio available under a Creative Commons licence. Pip Willcox tells us more. About A Minute is an amuse-bouche for podcast listeners. No long intro and outro. No waffling on. No adverts, competitions, arguing, or begging for iTunes reviews. You get to listen to an interesting […]

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Episode 19: Ancient Japanese

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Talking to Kerri Russell about the Oxford Corpus of Old Japanese. About A Minute is an amuse-bouche for podcast listeners. No long intro and outro. No waffling on. No adverts, competitions, arguing, or begging for iTunes reviews. You get to listen to an interesting person chat for about a minute - that's it! Get About […]

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Episode 17: The @AmySharrocks Sea-fall Experience

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Once again I'm joined by Rosie Clarke. Today we talk about the artist Amy Sharrocks. To learn more about Amy Sharrocks' work, visit the Museum of Water and follow her on Twitter. And, as a special bonus, here's Rosie talking in a bit more detail about the Sea-fall. About A Minute is an amuse-bouche for […]

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Episode 16: Kerri Russell talks about Digital Shakespeare #ShakeHack

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Chatting with Oxford University's Kerry Russell about their Shakespearean Hackfest. You can access all the data from the Bodleian library's digital First Folio. You can also read about my Hamlet Audio Hack. Get About A Minute as soon as each episode goes live. Stick this Podcast Feed into your podcatcher Or you can Subscribe on […]

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Episode 15: Museums At Night

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Ever wanted to explore a museum at night time? Rosie Clarke tells you how! Museums at Night is Culture24's festival of inspiring after hours cultural events at museums, galleries and heritage sites. Next year it's on across the UK from Thursday May 14 until Saturday May 16 2015. Get About A Minute as soon as […]

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Episode 14: Wikipedia VIP with @PigsOnTheWing

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What do famous people sound like? The Wikipedia Voice Introduction Project seeks to find out. Learn more on Andy Mabbett's blog or follow #WikiVIP on Twitter. Get About A Minute as soon as each episode goes live. Stick this Podcast Feed into your podcatcher Or you can Subscribe on iTunes Intro music "Gran Vals" performed […]

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Episode 13: @RosieClarke Loves Toast

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Rosie Clarke and I have a chat about her new favourite website The-Toast.net. Here are some highlights that Rosie asked me to share. There is a feature where historical characters are reimagined as teenage dirtbags – Iike Dirtbag Teddy Roosevelt There are haunting folksy horror Letter from the Editor Presenting the affectionate monthly Dad Magazine […]

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Episode 12: ORCID with @PigsOnTheWing

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A delightful chat with Andy Mabbett about http://orcid.org/. Get About A Minute as soon as each episode goes live. Stick this Podcast Feed into your podcatcher Or you can Subscribe on iTunes Intro music "Gran Vals" performed by Brian Streckfus. Stopwatch Icon by Ilsur Aptukov from The Noun Project. This podcast is licensed under a […]

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