I run Agentry, an arts marketing micro-consultancy.

I’m always looking for Forgotten Type: ghost signs and historic signage.


Blog What was I thinking…

Here’s some thoughts that I’ve had lately:

  • (Un)read in the ledger

    Weekly reading list: Monday 13–Sunday 19 May 2024 Performing arts takes lion’s share of arts mone in the Budget, Gina Rinehart challenges artistic freedome and why we need to be mindful of questionable copyright and IP practices. My reading list this week comes to you from a hotel in Lisbon {so it is still technically Sunday…

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  • (Un)read in the ledger

    (Un)read in the ledger

    Open AI is creating better opt out options, MONA will appeal the Ladies Lounge discrimination decision, Cumberland Council politicises book censorship and more.

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  • Apple’s iPad Pro video didn’t just ‘miss the mark’

    Apple’s iPad Pro video didn’t just ‘miss the mark’

    Apple’s iPad Pro ‘Crush!’ video wanted to celebrate the powerful new iPad Pro but instead made a metaphoric tribute to technology crushing creativity, fueling AI anxieties.

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  • (Un)read in the ledger

    (Un)read in the ledger

    Meta has made AI weird, the open community is building open training data and there’s lots of new reports to read.

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    (Un)read in the ledger

    The AI hype cycle is waning, right to repair in the EU fails to address copyright and arts enrollments haven’t dropped despite Scott Morrison’s STEM incentives.

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  • No one can doubt AI’s commitment to sparkles

    No one can doubt AI’s commitment to sparkles

    Sparkle iconography is AI conjures notions of whimsy and magic, but is it enough to break the killer robot genre?

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  • (Un)read in the ledger

    (Un)read in the ledger

    Meta adding AI labels, transparency of AI in the US and intersections between AI and human rights issues. These and more AI topics this week.

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