Our views on contemporary society; its foibles, its ignorance and its potential for great results.
the real cost of free
Free wi-fi, free sites, free services, free apps. Far from free when we consider that we are paying for them with information about ourselves and our friends.
things the web has changed
A video review of some of the things that were changed, or even no longer exist because of the web.
the art of presenting
Presenting well is an art that is characterised by preparation, and lots of it. Here’s what can happen if you scrimp on that preparation.
a christmas carol
my favourite carol
the hire – the escape
After a fifteen year hiatus from films, BMW posted this on the internet. It is either the first film in a third series, or the last of the films. It is a bit longer and more complex than the earlier films. It is directed by Neil Blomkamp.
the hire – beat the devil
This is the third and last film in the second series of BMW’s “The Hire” short films. This was directed by Tony and Ridley Scott. Not only do we get James Brown, but we get Gary Oldham, and a cameo from Marilyn Manson.
the hire – ticker
This is the second film in the second series of BMW’s “The Hire” short films. It is directed by Joe Carnahan and features F Murray Abraham.
the hire – hostage
This is the first film in the second series of “The Hire”. It is directed by John Woo.
before you decide
Be as objective as you can when making decisions, but recognise that there is an elephant in the room. Unfortunately, that elephant is you.
the hire – powder keg
Continuing the BMW short film series, “The Hire”. This, the fifth and final film in the first series was directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu.
the hire – star
Continuing the BMW short film series, “The Hire”. This, the fourth film in the series was directed by Guy Ritchie.
plan A and plan B
This article looks at the how of solving a problem. It leads into why having several plans to resolve the problem is a good thing.