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Deserted offers our guests the chance to stay on our virtual deserted island. They may have access to just five items - a website, podcast, twitter feed, book and a gadget or device. Discover a little more about the guests as they prepare for the Island.

Deserted offers our guests the chance to stay on our virtual deserted island. They may have access to just five items - a website, podcast, twitter feed, book and a gadget or device. Discover a little more about the guests as they prepare for the Island.
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United Kingdom

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Deserted offers our guests the chance to stay on our virtual deserted island. They may have access to just five items - a website, podcast, twitter feed, book and a gadget or device. Discover a little more about the guests as they prepare for the Island.

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English


Episodes

Sarah Southern

5/27/2018
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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 … Continue reading Sarah Southern

Duration:00:26:52

Chris Marshall

3/25/2018
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Chris runs CBRD, a wide-ranging website all about the British road network that has taken up most of his free time for the last sixteen years, and proven surprisingly popular given its niche appeal. As well as photographing and writing about everything from surviving gas streetlights to the peculiarities of asset numbering on roadside equipment, … Continue reading Chris Marshall

Duration:00:45:54

Jason Snell

3/11/2018
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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 … Continue reading Jason Snell

Duration:00:34:24

Helen Quigley

2/25/2018
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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 … Continue reading Helen Quigley

Duration:00:33:15

David Sparks

2/11/2018
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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 … Continue reading David Sparks

Duration:00:21:27

Don McAllister

1/28/2018
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Don 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 … Continue reading Don McAllister

Duration:00:31:57

DIG10 Christian Payne

1/27/2015
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Christian 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...

Duration:00:34:39

DIG09 Kevin Leach

12/9/2014
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Kevin 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 iPDTL.comStack OverflowGeoffrey Smith's Jazz@radiotodayTeach Yourself HTML in 5 MinutesPortable Audio Recorder Running Time: 25 minutes. MP3 direct download here Subscribe with RSS Subscribe with iTunes

Duration:00:25:22

DIG08 Neil Dixon

11/21/2014
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The 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...

Duration:00:31:29

DIG07 Neville Hobson

5/26/2008
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Neville 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 organisation effectiveness. NevilleHobson.com For Immediate Release Running Time: 31 minutes. MP3 direct download here Subscribe with RSS Subscribe with iTunes

Duration:00:31:00

DIG06 Ewan Spence

5/10/2008
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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. MP3 direct download here Subscribe with RSS Subscribe with...

Duration:00:31:04

DIG05 Natali Del Conte

10/16/2007
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Natali is a technology journalist and the host and editor of TeXtra, a technology news video show about the latest in technology news that affects the everyday consumer. She also writes for AppScout and PC Magazine as a freelance writer, where she was previously a staff member, and has written for a broad range of publications including Variety Magazine, MarketWatch, and TechCrunch. Natali has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from California State University, Hayward and a master’s...

Duration:00:28:03

DIG04 Rowley Cutler

9/22/2007
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Rowley is a 36 year old podcaster who has worked in the IT industry for the past 20 years – and he hates computers! Born in the flatlands of Suffolk, he has lived most of his life as an honourary Welshman on the island of Anglesea. He started podcasting back in December 2004 to vent frustrations, comment on world events, and show the world there is more out there than your own back yard. Rowley’s Podcast: Darkcompass http://www.darkcompass.com Running Time: 31 minutes. MP3 direct...

Duration:00:33:56

DIG03 Sebastian Prooth

9/9/2007
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Sebastian is a published writer, blogger, film producer and all around media geek. American, originally from Indiana, he has lived in the UK since 2003. His aims are to work in television or film as a producer As a writer he has contributed to three books in the “Criminal Masterminds” book series published in 2007, the first being “Criminal Masterminds” and the second being “Fiendish Killers.” Sebastian is a serious Star Trek enthusiast with a general interest the in health of the Star...

Duration:00:29:54

DIG02 Paul Parkinson

8/13/2007
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Paul has been married to Janet for 17 years and has 2 kids; Christopher 12 and James 14. He lives in Sidcup, Kent (UK) and is a Londoner by birth – almost a Cockney! Paul sells corporate treasury software to banks and major corporations in the UK and abroad. It’s a job that makes him travel quite a bit so he has a real chance to end up on this desert island! Paul is an active podcaster, with one main podcast and two occasions. His primary podcast is This Week In London,...

Duration:00:29:24

DIG01 Peter Cooper

7/29/2007
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Pete Cooper spent much of his youth in front of and inside computers. His fascination with making things go faster than they were supposed to turned out to be expensive and time-consuming. The smell of burning silicon and PCB became too much to deal with and he made the switch from PC to Mac in 2003. Since then, he’s been a smug Mac user and recently became entangled in the murky world of British podcasting, something he holds host Neil Dixon partially responsible for. Just over one year...

Duration:00:28:47