My next chapter

My next chapter

January 3, 2018By Martin Bryant

Being a writer and editor is a lot of fun, but recently I’ve been wondering what else I could do. How could I take my experience, knowledge and contacts, and use them in new ways? As of today, I’m self-employed and available for bookings for: Consultancy: Working with companies to devise and implement rock-solid, high-quality … Read More

Recent writings

Recent writings

December 19, 2017By Martin Bryant

I’ve been writing quite regularly over on Medium this year. Here are some highlights…

Daily reading recommendations – sign up to my newsletter

Daily reading recommendations – sign up to my newsletter

December 6, 2016By Martin Bryant

I produce a daily newsletter using Nuzzel. It features between four and 10 links to interesting reads from the past 24 hours. I cover technology, politics, cultural shifts and more. It includes commentary about each link. As I’ve previously explained, it’s a great way to make sure I read and analyse lots of different material … Read More

Thinking about the future

Thinking about the future

July 10, 2016By Martin Bryant

The recent EU referendum result has got me thinking about the future and how we make it better for everyone while looking forwards, not backwards. I’ve written a couple of articles on the topic over on Medium.

Look Ma, I’ve released some new music

Look Ma, I’ve released some new music

May 13, 2016By Martin Bryant

Following on from last October’s 10-track, 10-minute-long album, I’ve released some new The Star Fighter Pilot songs. I’m working on a new album, but for now you can get two tracks from the album plus a bonus track on Bandcamp…

So, what now?

May 2, 2016By Martin Bryant

Now that I’ve left The Next Web, a few people have been in touch asking how best to follow what I’m doing in the future. So, here we go…

Hit the North: I’m moving on from TNW

Hit the North: I’m moving on from TNW

April 7, 2016By Martin Bryant

Yes, it’s true. I’ve written about the whats and whys over on Medium, but here’s the crux of what I’ll be doing next: “At the start of May, I’ll be joining Tech North to put my time where my mouth is and telling the stories that are currently going untold. I’ll be digging out the … Read More

Snap-happy

April 7, 2016By Martin Bryant

As you may have read, Snapchat finally ‘clicked’ with me recently, and I’m using it a lot. Follow my Story if you’re so inclined by adding me.

My album of 2015: Grey Tickles, Black Pressure by John Grant

My album of 2015: Grey Tickles, Black Pressure by John Grant

December 27, 2015By Martin Bryant

Every year I mean to write an ‘album of the year’ post, and this year I’ve managed it. The hotly-contested (well, not really) award goes to ‘Grey Tickles, Black Pressure’ by John Grant. I never really got into John Grant’s earlier stuff, and the fact it was on Bella Union, a label I associate with … Read More

Editor-at-Large

Editor-at-Large

October 22, 2015By Martin Bryant

News! I’m handing over the Editor-in-Chief reins and becoming The Next Web’s first ever Editor-at-Large.