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Kickstarter to Host Workshops in London to Kickstart UK-Based Projects

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Kickstarter today announced two new workshops to teach artists, writers, and other creative people in London how to raise money for their projects in the cloud. The New York-based company opened its crowdfunding platform in the UK two weeks ago. Already the creators are hard at work making “the rather bland luxury underwear market interesting” and other must-see projects.

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Move Over Lovefilm: Netflix Plans UK Launch for 2012

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Despite a rather difficult few months in which they lost 800,000 U.S. subscribers, Netflix is still one of the top dogs in the world of American film and television show streaming. They played a big part in the downfall of Blockbuster and have stepped on the toes of other major players like HBO as well. Now it looks like they’re headed across the Atlantic, to try their luck against UK players like Amazon-owned on-demand service Lovefilm.

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Grandchildren Encourage Grandparents to ‘Share’ Online

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I share photos of my daughter with her grandmother, who loves seeing the latest news of my daughter’s activities. My daughter is not old enough to be on Facebook. But if she was, she most certainly would be sharing all her activities with her grandmother. Twitter is a less personal than Facebook, so my daughter doesn’t use it even though there is no age limit.

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