Obsession, distraction and destruction

In a world where sensitivity and a demonstration of emotion is demonised this is bravery. Here's my attempt. Maybe it’s my own reality that let’s me know there’s not enough piss and pills in the world to escape myself. I wish I could let go and accept myself and accept my…
Introverts and social media addiction

Introverts and social media addiction

Social media has created an addiction for introverts: anonymity; power of weak ties; and indirect communication. Every time I hear the word social media whore I'm reminded that the majority of any social media interaction is "just watching". Lurking. Voyeurism. Armies of 1%ers who keep connected to the rest of humanity…
SxSW 2014: Final recap for Asia

SxSW 2014: Final recap for Asia

Looking for a reason to head to SxSW in 2015? Here's a run down of everything we learned in 2014. SxSW is the forefront of digital creativity and innovation.  With a plethora of ideas, prototypes and exhibitions it is an impossible task to see everything one would be interested in.…
Bluetooth wanker: why I’m wearing the Jawbone ERA

Bluetooth wanker: why I’m wearing the Jawbone ERA

This year there have been a few pieces of technology that have entered my life that I thought were worth talking about.  After all, I think I started this blog about technology once upon a time, and not even I can waffle on about "strategy" any longer. Bluetooth headpieces, in…
Analytics: The Signal and the Noise

Analytics: The Signal and the Noise

Every week there's a conversation about analytics, online and social media monitoring, and more and more, we're identifying the long list of problems associated with it. Here's my approach to social media monitoring: Analytics should be about outcomes, not just outputs We're looking for trends and not absolute values Correlation…

The simple truth of attitude

Be free. Do what you wanna do. Be yourself. Do what you do best. Seems growing up not only tells us not to grow out of creativity, but also the simple truths of attitude.  Maybe I'm being sentiment growing up in my own heavy metal bands with nail polish, but…