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Posts by: Martin Walton

The Scale Model

Posted by  Martin Walton on August 20, 2019

Nostalgia. It’s a powerful thing. The word derives from the Greek “nóstos” meaning homecoming and “álgos” meaning pain or ache and is used to describe that physical sense of yearning for times or places that evoke fond memories.

I’ve found as I march on through life that this sense of nostalgia seems to take me more often, as with my current obsession of re-making the model kits that I made when I was also a scaled-down version of my current self. The feel of the plastic, the smell of the paints – they take you off to a place where the world was much, much bigger – slightly scary, but full of excitement and wonder.

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Topics: Industry Insights

Our why

Posted by  Martin Walton on January 21, 2019

If you look at any great company, they know their ‘Why’. Apple, Microsoft, Virgin - they all know why they do what they do, and that vision drives what they do and how they do it.

Apple’s Think Different, Microsoft’s ‘a computer on every desk in every home’, and Virgin’s Changing Business for Good.

So we started to wonder - why do we do what we do?

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Topics: News

Golden Mouse Award

Posted by  Martin Walton on September 27, 2018

The wonderful thing about this job is that occasionally you get to do something brand new and which calls for learning new skills very quickly. 

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What is Dataton Watchout?

Posted by  Martin Walton on August 9, 2018

There are many ways to skin a cat they say. Quite who ‘they’ are, we don’t know nor perhaps want to, but the phrase certainly applies to the events industry and in particular when it comes to complex video and presentation systems.

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Topics: Industry Insights