We're all reporters now... Or "have phone, will report." Here's a selection of my video journalism and mobile reporting, most of it done with a smartphone. I'm particularly happy about the cable car story (filmed with a "proper" camera) - a special thanks to Frido Essen, who captured all the difficult bits.

Christian Sievers and his hop3 project, Cologne, November 2015

Artists were invited to design special poster campaigns for iconic "Litfaßsäulen" (advertising columns) that will be replaced by modern ones. Christian Sievers chose to highlight surveillance techniques used by spy agencies, such as the NSA's "hop" method to map social graphs.


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Read my interview/article on Christian Sievers' hop3 project here.


Far out fling with a Kuka Robocoaster, Hanover Fair 2015

Sitting in the chair of an industrial robot first thing in the morning and being twirled around like a spinning top is "fun"... Just don't try this straight after breakfast... as I did.


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Read my live blog from the 2015 Hanover Fair here.


Portrait of Wolfgang Laas, cable car engineer, Koblenz

Camera: Zulfikar Abbany and Frido Essen. Story and edit: Zulfikar Abbany


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Watch a version with English subtitles here. The full "People on the Rhine" series is here.


The Mainau Declaration 2015 on climate change, Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting

Brian Schmidt and Peter Doherty - two of the nobel laureates who signed the Mainau Declaration on climate change. These videos were originally edited and uploaded to a ScribbleLive blog from my phone.


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Read my live blog from the 2015 Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting here. Read up on the Mainau Declaration 2015 here. Please be aware: I am not responsible for any content on any external websites.


Expo Milano: Inside the UK pavilion, 29 April 2015

The UK and Austrian pavilions were simply the best. Both boasted a stylish mix of the natural environment, science and technology, and wicked sound design. This video was originally uploaded to a ScribbleLive blog from my phone.


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Read my live blog from the 2015 Milano Expo here.