Why I blog

I’ve always enjoyed words, reading and writing. At school English was my favourite subject, with Physics a close second (if there had been a computing O Grade I would probably have taken that instead). My parents are both teachers and much of my inquisitive nature was fuelled by books; I still have, and treasure, a set of Readers Digest encyclopedias gifted to me by my late grandparents. My Dad was always interested in computers, so from the days of having a BBC Micro, and then an Apple Macintosh Plus in the house it’s no surprise that I got interested in those too. Put computers and words together and writing seems to be the obvious next step. From the initial wonder …

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The Immortality Financiers: The Billionaires Who Want to Live Forever – The WRITERS ON WRITING; Easy on the Adverbs, Exclamation Points and Especially Layoffs Taboo, Japan Workers Are Sent to the Boredom Room – NYTimes.com

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42 Rules to Lead by from the Man Who Defined Google’s Product Strategy From the corners of the Curve.: "It never stops being painful" Untitled Move fast, break things: The sad story of Platform, Facebook’s gigantic mis

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