Category Archives: VoteTube

VoteTube Archive: Alfred Hitchcock presents… storyboards

Alfred Hitchcock found the actual business of filming tiresome. He thought of it as mere assembly work. That was because he’d done all the interesting pieces of film-making beforehand. Shots, angles, lighting and so on were all worked out in … Continue reading

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VoteTube Archive: The Centre Cannot Hold

Turning and turning in the widening gyre The falcon cannot hear the falconer; Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world, -The Second Coming, WB Yeats Yeats could have been channelling the spirit of … Continue reading

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My Liveblogged Year, Part One

As a medium, liveblogging is still only a shadow of what it could be. But even still, the faint sketched in lines are becoming clear. And, as usually happens with an internet technology, I think the real impact of liveblogging will be felt in places the inventors didn’t expect.

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Labour Party offering €1000 for Lisbon Treaty video

Cash Money! I received an email today from  Joe Costello  telling me about a  competition they’re running to  promote the  Lisbon Treaty. In exchange for a well crafted one minute video, they’re offering a prize of €1000, spendable in shops, … Continue reading

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The Other Eegit on the Radio

I’ll be on this morning’s Tubridy Show on RTE Radio one with Richard Delevan, late of the Sunday Tribune. The topic we’ve been set, like the leaving cert essay, to discuss is ‘Political Hactivism’. UPDATE: The discussion can be heard … Continue reading

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Tom Kitt, Info society minister, rejects ‘obsessive’ bloggers

Tom Kitt TD said that government cannot be swayed by obsessive bloggers but must give equal voice to people who don’t have time to have narrowly focussed opinions.

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Snippets

All is quiet here in Tuppenceworth, but I thought I might send out a couple of flares to let readers know we haven’t sunk completely. I have now received my Nokia N800. It is better than I thought it would … Continue reading

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Politics and Blogging- my answers

Lucinda McNally sent me this email interview as part of her postgraduate thesis research. It’s long so you can use the More link to read it all, if you like how it starts to shape up. The best stuff is … Continue reading

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Thesis Q & A on Blogging and Politics

Lucinda McNally is writing a thesis on the impact of blogging on the Irish Election. She sent me a set of questions, which I’ll reproduce later today with her blessing, together with my answers. She also sent me a second … Continue reading

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The Centre Cannot Hold

Turning and turning in the widening gyre The falcon cannot hear the falconer; Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world, -The Second Coming, WB Yeats Yeats could have been channelling the spirit of … Continue reading

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