Paper.li – content aggregation for the easily frightened

Content. We're not so much waving in it, as drowning. IDC says that in 2011 we created 1.8 zettabytes (or 1.8 trillion GBs) of information. In 2012 it reached 2.8 zettabytes and IDC now forecasts that we will generate 40 zettabytes (ZB) by 2020. Of course, that's not all human-readable data but I've been looking around … Continue reading Paper.li – content aggregation for the easily frightened

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#NewsSonnet 1: Sainsburys, Miliband, Putin, Federer

News sonnets: current affairs in three  iambic pentameter quatrains of alternating rhyme and a couplet. So Sainsbury's is selling fruit and veg By exploiting World War One. Still, it pays. What next? It's just the thin end of the wedge. The Holocaust to sell us holidays? Talking of wars it's getting very cold As Pooty-poot expands … Continue reading #NewsSonnet 1: Sainsburys, Miliband, Putin, Federer

The Universal Process™. Or: the Gartner Hype Cycle of Life

Life. Work. Birth. Death. And everything in between. Read on. I wrote some time ago about the process of writing. Unless I'm writing for myself - that is, when I had time for 'recreational writing', or even blogging for that matter - I tend to procrastinate. I sit in front of the monitor surrounded by … Continue reading The Universal Process™. Or: the Gartner Hype Cycle of Life