• The Treachery of Code

    I think we should teach people to write code that's meaningful and understandable. It's my opinion that neither JavaScript nor CodeAcademy's new app are good tools for doing that.

  • PressGram

    Thoughts on the new Instagram-like PressGram social network and photo app.

  • Going Digital: Books

    This is part of a mini-series of posts about 'Going Digital'. If you missed it you might want to read the introduction. Books and Me In theory, I love books. I'd love to be the kind of person that finishes a decent book once a week. In reality I'm great at starting reading books, and […]

  • Mailbox – high-speed email management

    I’ve mentioned a couple of times recently that I use the Mailbox App for (some of my) email tasks.  People have mixed views about it, and I confess, I wasn’t so sure about it at first.  But I made one little tweak to it that’s made it one of my favourite tools. Mailbox aims to […]

  • A +1 for Google

    I confess, I followed most of the Google I/O Keynote Speech on Wednesday. The Verge sums it up), or you can watch the entire 3.5 hours below. It was at times very dull, but there was an awful lot of very clever stuff in there. It’s probably known that I’m a fan of what Google […]

  • Takes of Ducks

    Lots of people have been taking up the new Vine app that lets you record 6 second videos and gotten really enthusiastic about it. Some people have done some really creative things with it and the 6-second limit kinda forces you to be creative. It reminds me of the early days of Twitter where people […]

  • Nice one StarWalk

    The StarWalk app had a nice little Christmas touch…spot it if you can, amongst the stars. Happy Christmas to all friends, family, and anyone else that reads. May you know joy and peace and many blessings in the year ahead.