One reason for being at the NEC yesterday was to hear a presentation about Twitter by Phil Bradley (Independent Internet Consultant). Originally the programme had said that this was due to last 5 minutes – I thought this was quite a good conceptual joke but – alas! – only a misprint. Unfortunately the little marquee that had been erected in the hall for the presentations was full and standing by the time I got there, so I had to er … follow it by watching the powerpoint presentation through the window of the marquee and trying to listen to what he was saying through the wall.
If I’d known I could have brought a tumbler and pressed it against the wall – something else (see below) you only normally see in comedies and cartoons. On the other hand I guess I could just have stayed at home and er … followed it on Twitter?