Category: random

  • Low fossil fuel prices and the Environmental cost

    I am happy to pay less for petrol when I fill the car or scooter but I am worried for renewable energy sources and how this will affect their adoption. After listening to David Hone I see the debate from a different perspective. I want oil prices to stay high so that clean energy alternatives […]

  • Start judo as young as you can.

      Learning judo is important. Some people choose to learn this martial art as soon as they can stand on two legs.

  • Extreme Mountain unicycling

    Sometimes you watch clips that impress you. In this case it’s a clip that scares me. I wouldn’t want to ride a unicycle down that type of landscape. Would you?

  • Back to Solitude

    Playing with your sense of time and logic. ‘Back to Solitude’ (2011) from Joschka Laukeninks on Vimeo.

  • Via Ferrata de Tière

    In the valley close to Champéry there is a via ferrata. Via Ferrata are routes passing on rock faces thanks to the help of metal pedals, hand and foot pedals and bridges. On this Via Ferrata you climb up vertically and horizontally depending on the moment. Some obstacles are easier to get past than others […]

  • High Definition Pleasure

    I love high definition because it reminds me of those massive paintings you see in art galleries. You know the ones. It’s those that have things happening in different parts. Look to the top right and you see one set of people, look at the centre of the image and you notice something slightly different. […]

  • Super slow mo

    With a friend we’ve been playing with a slow motion camera and here are two of the results.

  • Mobile spending

    Important for global marketers, mobile handsets are the dominant way people access the Web in many emerging markets, as it is far cheaper, says John Gauntt, senior analyst at digital ad tracker eMarketer. With a computer, “The cost of entry to get Internet access is about $1,200 for the PC and broadband; a mobile is […]

  • On the Importance of understanding what you are writing about

    Nick O’Neill needs to do more research. Most of what he writes is speculative based on two or three months of research rather than sociological research. He goes after trends and gut feelings. As a result whilst his content is interesting to keep a track of it’s not relevant to the type of content I […]

  • Wifi detection

    Twice yesterday I was surprised at how fast the new ipod detects networks. The first time was in one of wagamama’s restaurants. It found ten within two seconds of opening up the application. The second time was in a block of flats. Both times it detected the networks within a matter of seconds. It’s a […]