Category Archives: Books

Samuel Pepys, Swedish Tweets and the craziest photo app yet (ft. Phil Gyford, Samuel Pepys Diary blog)

After nine years and five months, Phil Gyford finally uploaded the last entry of Samuel Pepys Diary to his epic blogging project Peypsdiary.com. A side project for this brilliant web developer, we talk to Phil about his labour of love: the process, the … Continue reading

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A picture can post a thousand tweets ft. Chris Floyd, Photographer, 140 Characters

Photographer Chris Floyd decided to turn his relationships on Twitter into a photography exhibition (and then a book) called 140 Characters. He rounded up a group of tweeters – some famous, some not – and shot their portraits and recorded … Continue reading

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Online Piracy and Defending The Novel in the Digital Age (ft. Lloyd Shepherd, author of The English Monster)

When novelist and author Lloyd Shepherd published his first novel The English Monster through Simon and Schuster he soon discovered his historical tale of piracy and detection had made its way onto internet file-sharing site Mobilism. Perhaps an inevitability of the modern age, Lloyd’s next … Continue reading

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