About Giles Turnbull
Hello, my name is Giles and I like the internet.
To contact me, send email to: giles (at) gilest.org. I like email. I’ll reply, promise.
Right now I’m:
- working for clients through Use The Human Voice
- an affiliate at Public Digital
- presenting Unreel, 8pm on Mondays, at West Wilts Radio
- writing Monochrome, a newsletter about black and white photography
- @gilest on Twitter
Read my CV. Find me on LinkedIn. I’ve edited / contributed to a number of books.
Browse by year: 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999
Browse by topic: fiction, life, music, notes, photo diary, photography, places, radio, satire, tech, walking, web, weeknotes, work, working in the open
Websites I keep a close eye on (in no particular order, and almost certainly missing important people):
Russell Davies, Alice Bartlett, Nat Buckley, Phil Gyford, Jason Kottke, Ben Terrett, Matt Haughey, Denise Wilton, Alyson Fielding, Michael Tsai, Robert Brook, Chris Heathcote, Mat Johnson, Matt Webb, Piper Heywood, Jamie Adams.
Lifetime achievement awards:
✔ Wrote the first tweet mentioning “lentils”
✔ Wrote first mainstream media article about Twitter
✔ Credited in album sleeve notes by a real band
✔ One of the early pioneers of British blogging
Rich Holman – Wordpress help
David Mytton – template