100 Amazing Diagrams That Changed The World

    Diagrams, and particularly ‘infographics’ feel like an inherently modern phenomenon. Something that only people whose time is no longer consumed with avoiding plagues, scurvy and constant warring have the luxury of creating. But as 100 Diagrams That Changed the World: From the Earliest Cave...

    WikiRebels – The Wikileaks Documentary

    Unless you’ve lived in a cave recently (or in a country that restricts access to information!) you’ll have seen popular ‘information liberators’ Wikileaks thrust into the public eye over 'cablegate’. This fascinating Swedish documentary (it’s in English) throws some light on the site and its...

    Playlist: Best Music of 2010

    2010 has been another great year for new music, with fresh and original acts taking centre stage whilst many of our established heroes take a year out releasing albums forgettable or not at all. My fave tracks of the year are: Warpaint - Undertow This year...

    Just watched all 6 Star Wars. Formed some unpopular opinions.

    With yet another re-release of the Star Wars films, this time on Blu-ray, it felt like a good time to watch all six films from 1 (1999) to 6 (1983), ie in the order Lucas would have us watch them. I recommend it if...

    Boaty McBoatface, The War In Iraq and Modern Democracy

    Boaty McBoatface
    Does democracy only really work when it aligns with the establishment's wishes?

    Featured Photography on Unsplash This Month | October 2018

    Photos I uploaded to Unsplash this month.

    Abbey Road with Alan Parsons

    This weekend I went along to Abbey Road in London, the world’s most famous recording studio, to attend an extraordinary talk by Alan Parsons.

    Why Modern Art Is Actually Quite Important

    I was pretty amazed by these photos taken from atop the Shard - which at the current state of completion is the tallest skyscraper in Europe. The stunning snaps are thanks to a plucky group of ‘urban explorers’ who (mostly) made it past security to...

    New Com Truise Track: Colourvision

    Colorvision (WIP) by Com Truise As I mentioned in my rundown of the best music of 2010, Com Truise has good times up ahead of him, whoever she/he is. Yes, there’s an awful lot of crap styled around the 1980s but Com Truise have nailed...

    5 Life Lessons We Can All Salvage From Trump’s Presidential Election

    What career lessons can we take from Donald Trump's surprise election as president of the United States of America?