From the Land of the Long, White Cloud

  A couple of my favourite pics from the recent trip to New Zealand’s breathtaking (no other cliche will suffice đŸ™‚ ) South Island. This is Lake Wakatipu, the largest lake in the South Island, 8 kilometres long and bordered by long and winding roads. Worth every white-knuckled minute borne by this vertigo victim. This…

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Time No Longer Matters?

I teach and research in the field of media studies in Australia and was intrigued  recently when I saw the following ad on New Zealand television Time, according to this ad, no longer matters. Neither the dawning of the day, playtime or the ocean tides were regulated by time any longer. It no longer matters…

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A self-balancing scooter!

I can’t help it! My nerdy side is showing today… I found this news item on the BBC news site and couldn’t stop myself from mentioning it here. I know there have been a few others attempted but frankly, some look more like mobility scooters. This, on the other hand, the C1 from LIT Motors…

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Of Time and Tech Lust

As the year draws to a close and another birthday approaches along with Christmas, I find myself submitting occasionally to tech lust–a wandering after the latest and best-est sorts of gadgets in town–as advertised in the avalanche of catalogues that have hit mailboxes near and far. Ipads, retina displays, touch screens, accessories for standing your…

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