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Just heaps of dolphins

This was on the return from a trip to Astrolabe Reef to scatter my uncle’s ashes. It was an emotional and fascinating day. He was a mad keen diver from the days where…

2015 in mobile phone photos

Here’s a ramble through 2015 expressed in the ‘photos I took on my phone’ medium. I’ve actually tried to take the DSLR actually out of its bag more often this year in order…

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In which I try to sum up the entire culture of New Zealand in two paras.

2013 in mobile phone pictures

Third instalment of mobile phone photos of the year, here’s 2011 and 2012. Big year this year, with new job and a big work trip, and trying to fit everything in. You can…

Hairy feet not pictured

[Click to make bigger] Hobbiton was ace.

Plain language guide to faster broadband with a master filter or splitter

Today’s announcement that the English Premier League will only be available over the internet has caused a little angst among people worried about their broadband speed. Because many folk aren’t getting the best…

2012 in mobile phone photos

I enjoyed doing this post so much last year, I’m doing it again. 2012 was ‘a bit calmer than 2011, but a bit more exhausting’. At New Year’s at the Mount, there was…

Project [R]Evolution

A few thoughts on the recent The Project [R]Evolution conference. I thoroughly enjoyed Dan Neely from the Wellington Regional Emergency Management Office – his points about responding fast, but accurately in a crisis…

Depot (and Bellota)

On paper, it’s easy to wonder if Al Brown‘s┬áDepot is playing a Keyser Soze-magnitude trick on Auckland. No bookings, crowds to battle, wait for ages to sit outside drinking wine out of a…

What did we learn?

This last couple of weeks I was lucky enough to: Speak at the Social Media and Mobile Apps forum, with a Telecom case study; “Social and corporate values – making them play nicely”…

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