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My first week at RIG: home from home.

Jasmine Balloch on 2020-07-30 17:30

This should be my first week blogpost. I am, however, currently writing it four weeks in so, technically, this is my mid-internship blogpost. You may say lazy, I say blame it on coronavirus. ...

A new atmosphere: reflections on holding concerts and winning clients in the time of COVID-19

Simon Jackson on 2020-07-03

For over 5 years, I have been hosting ‘house concerts’ where touring international musicians play a private gig in my flat to an audience of friends and friends of friends. The gigs are intimate affairs – both for the physical proximity, and because there can be lots of interaction. And sometimes there’s a level of connection between artist and audience such that at the end of the evening, everyone feels that something very special...

Don't try harder, iterate faster

Shields Russell on 2020-06-19

  Trying harder while generally doing the same thing is not the recipe for finding product market fit or finding early traction. It is a recipe for running out of runway. It is also a very human reaction.  ...

To all AgriFood workers, thank you

Peter Higgins on 2020-06-15

It has been a while since I wrote a blog. Too long. I feel I should write one once a month maybe even once a week. Last week I got a virtual tap on the shoulder from my colleagues who manage our marketing activities. My turn. I was up to write a blog.  ...

A Landfill Perspective: Pit half full, or half empty?

Sam Philpott on 2020-06-04

As a child, bin lorries meant it was Friday. A weekly ritual on our drive to school involved tailing the cumbersome machines through the narrow streets of York, watching them decant the waste of household after terraced-household into their gaping maws; a weekly interaction with a great infrastructural marvel which miraculously transported away the waste of each dwelling never to be seen again. How impressive adults were, I mused to...