Today was a beautiful transformative day of intentional growth.
The front of the Women’s March in London as it decends on Piccadilly from Hyde Park
This was the moment I saw swathes of people walking towards me and forming the beginning of The Women’s March in London. I’ve never seen such a beautiful, peaceful and intentional march for women and all. It was quite an emotional day as we marched in solidarity. Each of us, separately representing beautiful intention and the energy was insane. We lifted eachother along, step by step and whilst many of us couldn’t meet our friends in the vast crowd it did not matter one bit. I was compelled to Livestream the passing of the crowd as I looked out for #5050Parliament (the group I was joining today).
I’ve never seen a wall of people united and walking together the width of Piccadilly from Hyde Park walking down towards me at Green Park. I had to capture it and share on Periscope. It moved me and something shifted in my core. I accept the reality of where we are but I don’t accept the notion that we don’t have a voice and that we can’t work to make a change. The future will be brilliant because of moments that culminated in today.
Please take a moment to take in the volume of people coming towards me.
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This week, I’m delighted to be a mentor at Disrupt Space, taking place in Bremen, Germany. It’s a gathering of thinkers, entrepreneurs, creatives and industry trailblazers all coming together to create space startups and shake up thinking around key themes. I can’t wait to see what they come up with. Let me know if you’re going to be there and let’s connect @nushkino
Messaging apps, live video streaming, chat, voice memos, voice calls and content sharing is about to change as we know it. Following Snapchat’s latest app update, showcasing more features for one to one apps – have they just stolen thunder from Twitter, Periscope, Anchor, WhatsApp and Facebook live? Let me know your thought’s – @nushkino
*at about 3 mins 20 secs I meant to say ‘Peri-Snap’
Early adopters are climbing aboard the Anchor app, currently available on iOS.
I’ve published my ‘firstwave’ which is posting a voice message for up to 2 minutes to the community and others can reply. You engage in conversation, sharing of thoughts and even quick wordplay. It is very early days but so far the user interface is clean and the onboarding process is a breeze. Let me know your thoughts too and if you have posted your first wave.
I’m really interested to see how the Anchor application plays out, as I have been using Periscope a live broadcasting app which integrates nicely to Twitter and now you can share to Facebook. It’s most recent partnership with GoPro, means that you can ‘scope’ or broadcast more active. The biggest issue I have with Periscope has nothing to do with the app itself or it’s functionality. I am frustrated by the lack of 3G or 4G coverage when I scope, so mostly I have found that it tends to be a broadcast of my voice. Now, with a majority US base on Periscope, having a British accent is pretty neat as you stand out. This means that the kind folks who follow me on Periscope still show me love with the interactive tapping of the screen, which posts floating hearts and basically represents ‘likes’ from your viewers who find your content engaging. It’s a great way to get live feedback from viewers or listeners as the case has been for me.
So as it is only day two of Anchor, the only downside of it compared to Periscope is the fact that you have a delayed response to your ‘wave’ with no real time interaction. Having said that, it is much more about delivering a succinct burst of opinion, topic or point of view. So you do see the traction in uninterrupted commentary so that your point of view can be conveyed. I’d love to know your thoughts so please comment below and let us continue the conversation. It is very early days so, anchors aweigh!
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Mike Butcher interviews Evan Nisselson at Second Home as we discuss the future of visualisation tech. A fantastic engaging open evening that touched on so many of my fascinations such as Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, Satellites, mapping and much much more. It was great to hear from Evan, who gave vast insights into visualisation technologies that few people outside of the tech bubble see full scope for. The mapping of humanity starts by simply by taking a picture on our phone to quickly progressing to that elusive satellite selfie, a reality not far away. Yet a combination of technologies such as AI, machine learning and multiple camera lenses on devices will help to form the backbone to this relative future. I love what Periscope is doing right now by syncing your Go Pro device with your mobile phone to broadcast live extreme activities like skiing or anything your imagination and bravery allows. We are on that front where anything is possible. Let’s build that future today.