Recently, I recorded an interesting conversation with Adrian McEwen. Adrian is co-founder of DoES Liverpool. Back in 1996, Adrian joined STNC and worked on early mobile browser technology. This was the HitchHiker framework which appears at the top of the timeline of web browsers included below. STNC was eventually acquired by Microsoft. Adrian explains how during his time at STNC, personal digital assistants (PDA) and … Continue reading Alternate History – Could the web have been easier to maintain?
Like most words, maintenance has several meanings. In this context maintenance is the process of keeping something in an existing state (of repair, efficiency, or validity). In self-organising biological systems from cells to landscapes, processes operate to repair and restore function. For example, wound healing is a complex repair process in which the skin and tissues repair themselves after injury. Can anything ever be maintenance … Continue reading Maintenance – The Tip of the Iceberg
Repair is as important as innovation Continue reading The Economist piece on the Festival of Maintenance
Researcher, Hannah Fisher, reports from the London Festival of Maintenance and interviews Laura James, Daria Cybulska and Janet Gunter. Continue reading BBC report from the Festival of Maintenance
A summary of the day, audience feedback, and details of where Festival funds came from and what they were spent on. Continue reading Laura James reflects on the first Festival of Maintenance.
Originally recorded for the Festival of Maintenance, Alanna Irving presents Full Circle Leadership. Continue reading Full Circle Leadership by Alanna Irving