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Consumer is a Four-Letter Word

(3) Comments | Posted January 2, 2013 | 3:43 PM

As is my wont in the lead-up to Christmas, I was getting into the spirit by watching The Elephant Man and contemplating just how horrible we can be to each other. There's a key scene in the film where the titular John Merrick announces, "I am not an elephant! I...

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No Free (Photo) Lunch

(1) Comments | Posted December 23, 2012 | 7:00 PM

If you missed the news, you have until 16 January to delete your Instagram account, or you're automatically opted-in to their new terms of use, which allows Instagram and its Facebook overlords to use your content for commercial purposes without your express permission or consultation.

When the...

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Ice, Lycra and Nike Plus - Getting Gamification and Engagement Right

(2) Comments | Posted December 21, 2012 | 6:42 AM

Outside my window, it's dark, wet and so cold that the rain is freezing on the glass, but as soon as I finish writing this, I'm going to go running in it. Not because it's healthy or fun, but because Nike understands how I feel about exercise and is smart...

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Call Of Duty MW3: Once More Unto The £44.99 Breach

(0) Comments | Posted November 9, 2011 | 4:08 AM

I wouldn't call myself a professional military man, but I've been hunting Russian terrorists from my couch for the last four years.

My first deployment was on a three seat sofa in Melbourne from which, green as grass and with an itchy trigger finger, I picked up the trail of...

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