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What a week

Last weekend I spent most of Sunday afternoon writing an article about Japanese web design which I posted in the evening. On Monday Randomwire got slightly above average traffic but nothing extraordinary and I didn’t think much more of it.

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A Decade of Randomwire

10 Years of Randomwire Infographic

It’s hard to believe that its been exactly 10 years since I made my first post to Randomwire while I was still at university in 2003. Back then the word ‘blog’ had only just been minted and WordPress was still in its infancy (also recently celebrating its 10th anniversary). Read more

Could you live without…?

Art Gallery or Apartment?

I used to joke that my old apartment in Hong Kong was like an art gallery without any art, such were the sparse indicators that anyone actually lived there. A little sad perhaps but it wasn’t entirely unintentional.

Art Gallery or Apartment?

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Steve Jobs’ Thoughts on Life

Steve Jobs with an apple

As anyone who’s read his biography will know, Steve Jobs was not particularly pleasant to the people around him (to put it lightly). Like it or not this seems to often be the case with people who end up in positions of power, but whatever his personality, his impact on the world was undoubtably immense. Read more

Here’s To The Crazy Ones

Steve Jobs

"Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They’re not fond of rules. And they have no respect for the status quo. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them...

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World of Fantasy

View From Kornhill, Hong Kong

If you were asked to move house twice and start a new job during the course of one month you’d probably think it was a madness, but that’s exactly what I’ve done over what was among the four busiest weeks of my life. Now that it’s almost over I can begin to settle down and reflect on a fairly busy beginning to 2011. Read more

Two Years in Five Minutes

Sunset Over Shenzhen High Tech Park

The last few weeks have been pure madness. After Christmas my plan was to return to Shenzhen from the UK, finish my job, say goodbye to people, pack up my apartment, and then move across to Hong Kong. In the end I only spent 4 days in China before unexpectedly being summoned back to London after some complications with work permits arose. Read more