Episode 22 - Recycling with TerraCycle

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I'm joined by my old school-chum Rebecca Bradshaw - as we talk about an innovative recycling company - TerraCycle. You can find out more about their recycling programme on Twitter. Sorry for the slightly iffy audio-quality. The call recorder on my phone is OK for admin, but not brilliant for podcasting. Will try to record… Continue reading →

Episode 21: Ada Lovelace Day Live!

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Suw and Terence sat on the sofa.

I'm joined by Suw Charman-Anderson - powerhouse and founder of Finding Ada. You can follow Finding Ada on Twitter and you can support the project on Patreon. If you'd like to have a chat with me - get in touch. https://shkspr.mobi/blog/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Suw-Finding-Ada.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 1:30 — 1.2MB)Subscribe: Android Google Podcasts RSS

New Podcasts Coming Soon!

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Because podcasts are now cool™ again - I've decided to resurrect this feed. If you're interested in being interviewed - please get in touch with me. We can record in person, over the phone, or via Skype. In the meantime, here's the podcast's theme-tune to get you in the mood. And to test that I've… Continue reading →

Pursuit Podcast - Life, The Unicode, And Everything

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A beautiful hand drawing showing the flow of the conversation

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… Continue reading →

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.… Continue reading →

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… Continue reading →

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… Continue reading →

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… Continue reading →

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… Continue reading →

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… Continue reading →