Sarah Southern

Sarah Southern is a stand up comic who performs on the London circuit.

She is currently writing a show to take to the Edinburgh Fringe called Wedding Guest Extraordinaire.  She also hosts a weekly podcast called Wedding Guest Extraordinaire which discusses wedding planning but from the point of view of a guest.

Sarah’s Choices:-
Website – Seat61.com
Podcast – Planet Money
Twitter Feed – @awardsdarwin
Book – The Complete Works of Paddington Bear
Gadget – A ‘Really Fancy’ Digital Watch

Jason Snell

Jason is an American writer, editor and podcaster whose professional career has been spent covering Apple and related technologies and pop culture.

He was editorial director for IDG the publishers of Macworld Magazine until 2014 when he created SixColors.com, a website to continue covering technology and apple products and also runs a podcast network called The Incomparable focused on pop culture discussions and game shows.

He talks about life as an independent worker on a podcast called Free Agents and talks technology on the Upgrade Podcast both hosted at relay.fm

Jason’s Choices:-
Website – New York Times
Podcast – The Flop House
Twitter Feed – @hotdogsladies
Book – Hitchhikers Guide (Omnibus Edition)
Gadget – iPod loaded with Music and Movies

Helen Quigley

Helen is a Voiceover Artist and Producer with nearly twenty years experience in producing audio for
broadcast.

She has provided voiceovers for commercials, telephone messages for major tech companies and narrated web videos, including the worldwide viral hit, Porn Sex Vs Real Sex: The Differences Explained With Food which has been viewed more than 17 million times on YouTube.

She also produces radio trails for the BBC’s flagship TV programming, including Poldark, Line Of Duty, Doctor Foster, The Apprentice and Blue Planet II.

    Helen’s Choices:-

Other links mentioned:- Game of Thrones Theme played on a Flute

David Sparks


David Sparks is a business attorney in Orange County, California, where heʼs been eating other lawyersʼ lunch for years using Apple Technologies.

David is also an author of the MacSparky Field Guides, the editor of MacSparky.com, and the co-host of the popular Mac Power Users and Free Agents podcasts.

David speaks and writes often about Apple technology. David is a past speaker at Macworld / iWorld and a regular faculty member for the American Bar Association’s TechShow. David also spoke to the Federal Judicial College.

David published two books for Wiley Press, “Mac at Work” and “iPad at Work”. David also publishes the MacSparky Field Guides including the best selling iBooks Author book, Paperless, awarded a Best of 2012 award from Apple.

David’s Choices:-

Don McAllister

Don McAllister PhotoDon has run Screencastsonline since 2005 and was one of the first people to offer a premium podcast service of recordings of his desktop offering people how to’s and tips and tricks based around Mac and iOS applications.

 

Don’s Choices:-

WEBSITE – kk.org/cooltools
PODCAST – No Agenda
TWITTER FEED – @robdelaney
BOOK (traded for another podcast) – The Critical Path
GADGET OR DEVICE – Panasonic GH4

Christian Payne

christianChristian Payne enters the Customs Office. According to The Next Web Christian Payne is a ‘Professional Over Sharer’. If you read The Guardian he is a “Blogger prone to random acts of journalism”.

Christian aka @Documentally specialises in creative technology and sharing stories with networked devices.

He says: “I travel light and work fast. Using mobile devices I document my surroundings capturing stories and interactions in real-time.”

When not working in his shed, Christian travels the world talking, teaching and documenting.

Christian’s Choices:-
Website – audioboom.com
Podcast – The Alan Watts Podcast
Twitter Feed – @sizemore
Book – A Guide For The Perplexed By EF Schumacher
Gadget – A Knife from Jack Lore Knifemaker

Kevin Leach

kevin-leachKevin Leach is a former BBC News Studio Manager who now runs In:Quality Media which supplies a product iPDTL to radio stations to allow them to get contributions from people outside of the radio studio in good quality.

Kevin’s Choices
Website – iPDTL.com (not allowed) / Stack Overflow
Podcast – Geoffrey Smith’s Jazz
Twitter Feed – @radiotoday
Book – Teach Yourself HTML in 5 Minutes
Gadget – Portable Audio Recorder

Running Time: 25 minutes.

Neil Dixon

ndavatar2014The former Customs Officer of Desert Island Geek joins us.

Creative, illustrative, writing, leather-working geek who lives, works, and surfs on the blustery Atlantic coast of north Cornwall.
Once an enthusiastic, early-adopting podcaster, he now focuses his creative energies towards a series of novels and short stories set in Edwardian London, in addition to a few that will have you leaving the lights on at night, and questioning the near future. He never has enough hours in the day and hopes there’s some decent surf on the island!
Neil’s Choices

Running Time: 31 minutes.

Neville Hobson

nevillehobsonNeville is an accredited business communicator, blogger and podcaster, one of the leading European early adopters and influencers in social media communication. For more than 25 years he has been a passionate advocate for new and emerging technology tools and channels and how people can use them to improve organization effectiveness.

Neville blogs at NevilleHobson.com with commentary and opinion on business, communication and technology, and co-presents “For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report”, a twice-weekly business podcast at the intersection of online communication, business and technology, which he began with Shel Holtz in January 2005.

NevilleHobson.com
For Immediate Release

Running Time: 31 minutes.

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Ewan Spence

Ewan is a kilt-wearing, uber-geek podcaster, and producer and host of the TPN Rock show from The Podcast Network. You can generally find Ewan at almost every important, global, geek gathering, wherever it may be in the world – kilt included!

Discover the five items Ewan could not live without as he spends a little time on our deserted island.

EwanSpence.com
TPN Rock
The PSP Show
All About Symbian

Running Time: 31 minutes.