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Fear and Loathing at Interop Las Vegas 2016

I'm just back from presenting at Interop Las Vegas 2016. The conference was great and you really should have been there. Seriously, it was awesome and content that you missed would probably have made your mind bleed and eyes bug out like … [Read more]

Video: How To Husk A Coconut

With your teeth, of course. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JQU6o4ooL5E … [Read more]

Warren Ellis on Proof Reading in MS Word

I hate Microsoft Word. I loathe it with an special passion I have for things that never work, bugs in commercial software, and the fact that I have to use the worst software because "lowest common denominator" always wins. Dammit mathematics how … [Read more]

Video: Rise

Synopsis: In the near future, sentient robots are targeted for elimination after they develop emotional symmetry to humans and a revolutionary war for their survival begins. https://vimeo.com/156050986 … [Read more]

Video: Steve Jobs Insult Response

When your CEO really knows about his products, the technology that makes them and also has insights into customers as people. And superlative response to the question. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FF-tKLISfPE … [Read more]

Twitter Thoughts – 20160228

Irregular and incomplete collection of various snark that I published on social media (mainly twitter) in the last few months.   “Design like you’re right, listen like you’re wrong.” Todays Action Plan: 1. Doo 2. Bee 3. Doo. 4. Bee 5. … [Read more]

Dragonfruit

Dragonfruit is a real thing. I wonder why I'm eating it. Tastes like looks, cross between a kiwi fruit and crocodile steaks. … [Read more]

Things Are Making Me Stupid

Everywhere I turn the INTERNET OF THINGS is headline news. Lightbulbs, activity monitoring, hours sleep, hours awake and hours spent "in the zone". The first tier is quasi-rabid neo-capitalists of silicon valley who are working on guaranteeing their … [Read more]

Blogging Success Is Simply About Doing

You can be guaranteed that nothing will happen if you publish nothing. I can guarantee that something will happen if you publish something. After you are publishing something, people can find you. And you can improve. And you can work out what can … [Read more]

Video: Libraries in 1922

Its so easy to forget the hundreds of hours I spent in libraries studying for school and university. Today I have no reason to leave my desk. Here is what access to information was like in 1922: Featured libraries include the British Museum, the … [Read more]