On conference calls, beauty, futile protests, and the impossibility of capturing the real world.
7 Sep 2018
17 Jun 2018
One of the problems with our information age is that there's always something incoming, demanding our attention. Podcasts and RSS feeds are great, but sometimes they can feel like a bit of a chore, another thing for the to-do list.
30 May 2018
Why we needed the MiniDisc to help us get Spotify, and why Uber for dogs makes sense to us
29 Jan 2017
We're moving house soon, and we're planning to rent out the flat we live in now. We could use an estate agent, and get the flat up on all the usual property boards. But, in the spirit of the IndieWeb, and because we don't want to pay commission to agents, we decided to put up our own website advertising the flat.
30 Sep 2015
OK, so the title is maybe a little irrelevant and inflammatory, but what's wrong with a little clickbait once in a while?
30 Apr 2015
I don’t want to perpetuate the stereotype of engineers as introverted geeks, but a lot of inventions lately seem to be ways to avoid talking to people. It may not be the actual goal of the inventions, but frequently a side-effect of progress is that we have less need to talk to strangers, less need of human interaction.
10 Apr 2014
Writing helps to clarify your thoughts, and I should do more of it. I used to do it a lot, when I had more time on my own. Work, marriage and parenthood get in the way, but there isn't really an excuse - it's always possible to make time for something if you value it enough. You just have to stop spending time doing something else.