Quaint, hopeful and at times creepily accurate. This story with Walter Kronkite is just fascinating, as a historical artifact, and also to see just how many of … Continue reading Walter Kronkite: The Promise of the 21st Century’s Bounty (1967)
Are you lonely and nostalgic for all of the crappy, interminably slow and dull-as-dishwater computers that you have possessed in the past. If you answered yes … Continue reading The Vintage Restart Page
The working world is over-saturated with terms like productivity, life hacking and multi-tasking which are all designed to supposedly optimise your professional and personal life. If … Continue reading I’m doing work: why the cult of productivity can cause mediocrity
Sometimes on Reddit you can accidentally venture into the far reaches of the internet and discover a whole new way of looking at the world. Such … Continue reading Do androids dream of electric sheep? No…it seems they dream of sushi!
Histography is a visually stunning interactive online timeline that spans across 14 billion years of history, from the Big Bang to 2015. Taking data from Wikipedia, … Continue reading Interactive History Like You’ve Never Seen It Before
If you’re in a bind, bored of simply tired of the same old mediocre crap in your regular channels or news feeds, then check out this ingenious little tool. This lookup tool allows you to get acquainted with useful websites … Continue reading Find a randomly useful website!
These are two handy infographics will help you to grab hold of whatever is playing on your mind and master it with mindfulness tactics. In the modern world … Continue reading Two terrific infographics for grounding yourself in reality, right now
According to Author Sue Thomas who wrote the book Technobiophilia: Nature and Cyberspace there’s an intimate relationship between the language we use online: clouds, rivers, streams, viruses, and bugs and the way that we use our devices to reconnect with nature. … Continue reading Technobiophilia and why our digital lives don’t need to be frantic
One tricky situation which often faces wine drinkers and curry lovers is, which wine goes well with which curry? There is such a kaleidoscope of vibrant flavours in Indian dishes. So it may seem challenging to find a wine to … Continue reading Wine and Curry Pairing Made Easy
Let me start off by saying – this is not a sponsored post. This is me wanting to gush about Lush and their superb Charity Pot body lotion. As promised I am going to write about ethical, cruelty free products. … Continue reading Cruelty Free Product Review: The Charity Pot (How to Gush About Lush)
Albert Robida was born in 1848 and died in 1926. A French illustrator, etcher, lithographer, caricaturist, and novelist, he came up with some creepily accurate predictions about World War II and also how our world would look like in the … Continue reading Creepily Correct Predictions Circa 1880 About the World in the 21st Century
The Sea Chair is an ingenious and clever response to a growing encumberance that’s carried by our oceans – floating rubbish. Studio Swine and Kieren Jones … Continue reading The Sea Chair: Oceanic Imposters Turned Into Elegant Art
Following on from my previous article the other week about home decorating for tired old rental flats, this article focuses on how to decorate to maximise … Continue reading How To Jazz Up An Itty Bitty Flat On An Itty Bitty Budget (Part 2)
It’s 2015 baby! Is it time to dust away the cobwebs and start on that new regimen of lifestyle changes? Is it? I don’t put much stock in new year’s resolutions. Any day is a good day to begin the … Continue reading Winning Life’s Trifecta
A key take-away at this year’s Digital Cream in Sydney was about content. It’s the buzzword of the past few years in digital marketing circles. The hunger for content pervades every business and it outpaces agencies’ ability to create it. Key … Continue reading Content Is Big Business, The Challenge Is Knowing Who Can Create It
A playlist can have magical import upon your creative output. Here’s some music styles that have helped me for writing, creating, sorting and doing the more mundane but necessary tasks in daily life. A few tips on selection 1. Seek … Continue reading How to find the right music for coding, writing or any other absorbing activity
Technology is rapidly accelerating and changing beyond all recognition every few years. So the healthcare industry mustn’t only keep up, it must be at the forefront of these changes. Doctors and medical practitioners everywhere would do well to stay on the pulse of these changes. So here’s everything you need to know about technology for marketing purposes in 2014 and beyond. It will help you to inform, persuade and inspire your key constituents. Image Source Human Computer Interfaces The beloved and ubiquitous iPad has actually only been around since 2010. This was closely followed by the iPad 2, 3, 3.5, … Continue reading Healthcare Marketing Tools to Revolutionise Your Healthcare Business
As the problem-solving ability of technology becomes ever more sophisticated, are we losing our ability to discern between vital and trivial problems? Seemingly insignificant problems are elevated in importance, while more serious problems down-played or ignored. This modern day conundrum is lampooned well in a meme floating around about First World Problems. It’s Not A Bug – It’s A Feature Just because we have a smart solution or a life hack for certain things, doesn’t mean that we must use it. Some things shouldn’t even be considered problems. Here are some examples: Awkward situations Noisy or messy situations Imperfect situations … Continue reading Are Smart Solutions Making Us Dumber?