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Photographs of office desks

  Just been put onto this this by James at Artifact cards, with whom I’m collaborating on some brainmail ‘ stat-pack’ cards. It’s a collection of photographs of office desks set up by the Japanese author Haruki Murakami. Above my … Continue reading

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How Companies Die

Something I wrote for Fast Company magazine in the US a while ago. I’m adapting part of it for a talk to PWC in Warsaw next month. Worth a read if you’ve not come across it.   My last column … Continue reading

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Brainmail on Facebook

Did I tell you that brainmail is on Facebook? Personally I’m against the idea, but the dyslexic dog (always running after new gods) and the psychopathic cat made me do it. https://www.facebook.com/brainmailnewsletter?ref=ts&fref=ts

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Holiday Reading

  Why do we go on holiday? Logically holidays make no sense. Why leave the comfort, convenience, connectivity of home to travel hundreds, if not thousands, of miles to do what often amounts to very little? The answer is because … Continue reading

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The Chinese are coming

Actually they’ve been here for a while……

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Could the Colonels return?

Here’s a thought. What odds do you think you might get on there being a military coup in Greece within the next 12-months?

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A writer’s lament

I like this, from a letter by Herman Melville to Julian Hawthorne, as he was hurrying to finish his book, Moby Dick. Rings a little true. “I am so pulled hither and thither by circumstances. The calm, the coolness, the … Continue reading

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This means nothing

But it did make me laugh.

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Digital v Human

I’ve decided that for the next few months this blog is going to be about the development of my next book, Digital v Human (with some exceptions). First I’ll start by adding a few things I’ve deleted. The appendix below … Continue reading

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Plumpton

Plumpton Parish Council. Part an an experiment. Ignore.

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