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12
Jun

Earlier this week I wrote about deleting my Twitter lists. Not surprisingly, this attracted a fair bit of attention. As a result, I wanted to clarify two things. Do Lists Work? I still believe lists work and I stand by what I wrote about the usefulness of lists. But, right…

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10
Jun

This morning I deleted all my Twitter lists. I’ve long been an advocate of using Twitter lists. I still agree with everything I said last year on using them to make the most of Twitter. But, for now at least, it’s time for a change. The Seven Digital Deadly Sins…

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3
Jun

Last night Apple opened their latest World Wide Developer’s Conference Keynote with the video you see above. It’s classic Apple; focussing on the users and developers. And, yet, it feels fresh, open and fun. In so many ways it set the tone for the keynote and the software announcements Apple’s…

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30
May

I’m about to give the game away. This is the insight that has fuelled every and any success I’ve had online. It’s my insight from 13 years of blogging, countless web site designs and interactions with the thousands of people who’ve followed me online on various platforms. It’s my social…

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29
May

Oblique Strategies are a set of 100 cards with provocative statements, originally created by Brian Eno and Peter Schmidt in 1975, designed to aid music production & creative work. The cards are now in their fifth edition and you can order a set from Brian Eno’s site, or access them…

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28
May

Uniqlo has launched an app which allows you to easily design and order a custom T-Shirt right from your iOS or Android Phone. Here’s my experience.

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23
May

What’s cooler than shooting film? Shooting with a camera that uses neither film, nor digital media. Recently I saw just that, a 150 year old camera, at work on the streets of India.

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22
May

I’m fast approaching the one-year anniversary of my move from Singapore to Tokyo. If this were a business, I’d be in the fourth quarter of the first year of the plan, or something. I don’t really know; life is not like a business. As Nicholas Nassim Taleb says, “There exist…

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20
May

Please read the update at the bottom of this post… This morning’s news carries with it reports Twitter may be about to buy SoundCloud. I was a big fan of SoundCloud for quite some time. As an early adopter, I saw SoundCloud as a great solution for a host issues…

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16
May

While recently in Rajasthan, I found myself walking the streets, quite literally looking for something to photograph. I was in a corner of town laden with clothing stores, mostly selling wedding attire and jewellery shops that also seemed to cater to the wedding and gift trade. However, on a corner…

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