Happy new year: all the best for 2013

Don’t bother reading this post, get out there and have some fun!

Four trends around me

Four ideas that have been kicking around in my head for a while, but didn’t quite feel like standalone posts. Part-observation, part-manifesto make of the four trends what you will. Data utopianism There is a temptation to think that new developments will evolve in a manner that is entirely positive for society. However that generally […]

Ten most popular posts of 2012 | 10个最流行的文章

Here is a run down of the most popular posts on this blog over the past 12 months in order of unique page views: Throwback gadget: IBM ThinkPad 701 – the one with the ‘butterfly’ folding keyboard I like: Sony MDR-A10 headphones – the folding headphones that came with late 1980s and early 1990s premium […]

Brighton’s Christmas lights

I still can’t work out if this is a need bit of video editing and post production by The Poke or the genuine article. Either way enjoy:

2013: just where is it all going?

For the past few years, I have done posts that have attempted to guess what 2013 is likely to bring, last year I did better than I deserved, so here is my best guess for the next 12 months or so. It’s the economy stupid The economy is probably one of the biggest factors affecting […]