Shuukan Ascii article

Brief press update – I make my Japanese-print-media debut this week with an inclusion in ‘週刊アスキー’ (Weekly Ascii), a popular Japanese tech magazine. The article I feature in is a summary of  important things to have happened online in the first half of 2010 – so how I got in there I’m not quite sure… […]

BS-TBS TV interview

In mid-May 2010 I was contacted by a producer working on a programme for BS-TBS, in which they were looking at the recent rapid growth in popularity of the live video streaming service USTREAM. As well as interview the president of TV-Bank (the subsidiary of Softbank responsible for running the service in Japan), they also […]

Thinking Big

Yesterday then was my final day at White Rabbit Press, bringing to an end what has been a very interesting 7 months of employment there. I won’t dwell on that now – perhaps let a little time go by before publicly reflecting and drawing conclusions. I will say though that is was just what I […]


In these days of cheap digital words, does the use of a fountain pen result in deeper insight? Maybe not.

Going Freelance

It’s a time of great change in my life again. In short, I’m leaving full-time employment, and going freelance. There are several reasons for this change, but the primary one is that I’m now in a position whereby this is a feasible option – it’s a model I’ve wanted to embrace for some time. I’ve […]