Bebo Be Gone
If, like me, you shy from junk mail, avoid ‘keep me informed’ tick boxes, and savour actual human contact above all else, then you may have noted with annoyance, Bebo, the new online service that promises to keep you connected by synchronising address books and essentially replacing a basic procedure – and indeed, the smallest effort – with an automated process. Bebo sends an e-mail on...
My 5 'til 9
I am lucky, I realise, to have a career that never quite rears off into the cold shoulder of predictability. The daily commute into the fast lane however is made more comfortable with some on board snacks, as I tend to sandwich my work day with hours of bread and butter and banality, enjoying the reliability of my morning, noon and nightly routine. In the morning before heading to the office I...
Me, myself and i
There have been grumblings from those bastions of integrity, the Op-Ed columnists of the broadsheets, that, as Andrew Sullivan of The Times writes, “society is dead.” We have all, with the aid of those pretty, white things, “retreated into the iWorld.” Sullivan is not referring to the attractive WASP community of The O.C. but, with his clever inference of the lower case...