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Tim Difford
Works at Steria and I also pop up elsewhere...
Lives in Huddersfield
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*It's interesting that 'relatively' old media, such as email newsletters and podcasts are seeing something of a renaissance at the moment.
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Google's social network gets a new leader in Brad Horowitz, and likely will see the Hangouts communication service stand alone, too.
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Took a stroll around Langsett reservoir in the fog with Fang
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Beautiful walk in sunshine and snow this morning.
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Well?  What do you think?
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It's been a while, but here it is. My latest TinyLetter.
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So there was this time when my best friend at school (we were about 7), Simon, came into the classroom one morning and proudly announced that he'd got a Stamp Collector's Outfit for his birthday!!! 

I couldn't have been more impressed. I rushed home that day and asked my mum if I could have one for Christmas.

Imagine my surprise on Christmas morning when I opened a flimsy little exercise book with gridlined pages inside, some little stickers made of greaseproof paper and a handful of dog-eared old used stamps from places I'd never heard of like Magyar and Helvetia?

Crestfallen, I was expecting a smart peaked cap, some trousers with a red stripe down the side and some kind of machine to hang over my shoulder. 

This was a salutary lesson for me and, it was about this time that I began to think about the life that lay ahead of me and for the first time understood that if it wasn't for disappointment, I wouldn't have any appointments.

Around this time I was deeply influenced by the sage-like Simon, who used to regale me with the wondrous stories told to him by his ambulance-driving dad, of whom he was justifiably proud. 

I once asked him, "Wow! Does your dad know everything?" to which he calmly replied, "Not far off!" 

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Just constructed this 35mm SLR Lomo camera from a kit. Stressful. Dodgy film advance mechanism which I'm unhappy wIth. No idea what the results will be like.
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The inside story of how Yahoo’s C.E.O. lost her way.
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I'm really intrigued at how email is making a comeback.  Maybe email is to social media what vinyl is to streaming.  Maybe it's not.

Anyway, I'd love you to subscribe to 'So... What Have We Learned?' where I'll be sharing bits and pieces that interest me.  I think they might interest you to.
Every so often I'll be sharing with you things that I've discovered, things that have piqued my interest, things that have made me happy and things that have me all confused. You'll like it. Email Subscribe. tinyletter. Newsletters for people with something to say.
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If anyone is around to join us at #weworkunbound  on Friday in London, it'd be great to see you.
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Innovator, Social Mediator, Arts, Tech & Media Writer and Speaker, Business Solutions Director & UK Head of Innovation at Steria
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  • Steria and I also pop up elsewhere...
    Innovator, Social Mediator, Arts, Tech & Media Writer and Speaker, Business Solutions Director, present
  • The Next Web, Steria, Xansa, Experian, breathe.com, Halifax, Factory
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wired reading tea drinking music loving innovating green thinking tech blogging social tech'ing
Introduction
Tim draws upon twenty years of experience in senior leadership roles throughout the public and private sectors. At the forefront of new and emerging technologies, he has lead many teams defining new product, channel and service developments.

Tim places a strong and pragmatic emphasis on innovation and is currently engaged in extending the use of social technologies across a number of overlapping communities, from education via financial services through to music and media.
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In the dim and distant I worked at Factory Records - home of New Order, Happy Mondays et al.
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Huddersfield
Previously
Blackpool - UK