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Was the revolution really tweeted?

March 3, 2011


Wael Ghonim, Google’s Head of Marketing in the Middle East and North Africa, became something of a figurehead for the Egyptian revolution when he informed his multi-billion dollar employer that he had a family emergency and needed to take six days off work. What actually happened was Ghonim was rushing for a plane from Dubai, […]

Linkbait (1): What I’ve been reading

July 31, 2010


The ‘Linkbait’ title is a joke but also a warning: I’m going to be directing you to just some of the thousands of words I’ve been reading daily but haven’t felt I can comment on properly. Hopefully you’ll find something interesting here that you might’ve passed over or missed entirely. Colons: I use them a […]

The Grainger Market: flashing up and bomb sirens

June 3, 2010


Behind the scenes at the Grainger Market, you'll discover an entire new world, a different lexicon - and some wartime secrets.