“Our lessons come from the journey, not the destination.” (Don Williams Jr. 1968) A common adage that is unhelpful at best, and incredibly irritating at worst, yet true nonetheless, particularly when the destination doesn’t exist in the typical sense. Sometimes setting goals for ourselves is easy and we have measurable achievements, but sometimes we undergo […]Read More The Quieter You Are, The More You Are Able To Hear
The burrito may just be the ultimate food form. A beautifully balanced meal, with carbohydrates, protein and as much vegetabley goodness as can be packed in, all conveniently wrapped up in foil to create a package that can be consumed anywhere without utensils and with minimal mess. And they’re real. We often understate the value […]Read More This Burrito is Real
There seems to be a disagreement online about whether we want online personalities to imitate real life or not. Some people want to have a single identity, visible to everyone, that reflects their life both at home and at work, and holds no secrets from anyone. They say that this gives the most authentic impression […]Read More Better Than Life
Attempting to get our daily news on the internet is a strange game, and the more I read and learn about fake news, the more I realise how important it is to distinguish between different types. In my last post I discussed the difference between the various ways that fake news can manifest itself, but […]Read More The Only Winning Move is Not To Play
“History is written by the victors”. A quote often attributed to Churchill, but it’s true origins are unknown. And while typically associated with wartime, in this digital age it is becoming more relevant than ever. The term “Fake News”, if not coined by Trump, was certainly popularised on the unending stream of entertainment that is […]Read More Who’s the Victor Now?
The passage of time is something that surprises us all, despite being literally the most predictable thing in the universe. And with time comes age, something that affects everyone, and has always created a divide between people: Everyone is taught from a young age to trust and respect their elders, and everyone delights in lying […]Read More Time to Grow Up
There are a plethora of factors affecting whether and how people use the internet. There are statistically significant discrepancies identified just within the United States of America in gender, race, income and education to name but a few. Looking worldwide reveals that even more important than these factors are location, as the vast majority of internet […]Read More Luck is My Greatest Asset