Really enjoyed this essay – Christianity and the Future of the Book. Looks at the history of Christianity in terms of the emerging forms of communication that have happened over the millennia: from scroll to codex to book to iPad. If you’re trying to make sense of the effect of smaller or larger screens has […]
Gypsy Espresso Coffee. Shop 6, 81 Macleay Street Potts Point. I was interested to see the latest project of Gavin from Single Origin was working on. In the site of the old Toby’s Estate cafe, the space has been reinvented. The interior walls have been painted dark, but with all the glass, there’s plenty of natural […]
DVD: The Muppets I missed this on the big screen: my kids are still too small to sit still for this long, so we waited until it was available to bring home. I’d heard only good things about this movie: the only question marks were around whether small children would be able to follow what was […]
Malcolm Gladwell: Who will have the longer legacy: Steve Jobs or Bill Gates?
An odd experience on the trip home last week. I bumped into a friend from church at the train station, and then he bumped into a friend while we were on the train. There we were, three young(ish) fathers, awkwardly chatting. It wasn’t long until we decided to share photos of our kids. And so, […]
Jeff Roberts, writing on GigaOm about a recent online cruelty case: How many restless women wouldn’t fall for an animal-loving firefighter who sent gifts and liked to talk on the phone? One Illinois woman fell hard and now she has nothing but a hole in her heart and wallet after a court refused to do […]