Is my job safe?

I’ve been mulling over an article from the Sunday Times for more than a week now, and I still don’t know what to make of it. It’s a report of an interview with Zarin Patel, the BBC’s director of finance, which says: “Patel will also examine the future of BBC’s research and innovation centre, which … Read more

Back on the bike

A few years ago I used to cycle to work almost every day. Then I moved house, which made the cycle journey longer but shortened the car journey, had some surgery, which stopped me doing anything physical for a while, and got lazy. The cycle commuting pretty well stopped. Earlier this week I received my … Read more


Had an interesting day last Friday setting up machines in an outside broadcast van to record a dozen HD camera feeds of the 6 Nations England Wales rugby match on Saturday. This is for the iview project. This creates a moving 3D computer model from several camera views, which can then be rendered from (almost) … Read more