A catch-all bucket of articles about topics that generally interest me. Expect plenty of marketing, psychology and politics. If you have a topic you want me to write about, add me on LinkedIn and I will add it to the “work in progress” pile.
The Case for Coding — an impassioned fear-mongering speech against techno-phobia and in favour of learning how to program.
In Defence of Advertising — my answer for those who would hate upon my most noble of professions. Contrary to popular opinion we don’t just “sell people crap they don’t need”.
Unintelligent Design — an homage to the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster: a fictional religion constructed to poke holes in the flimsy arguments religions use to justify their existence.
All Work and No Play (gives Jack generalised anxiety disorder) — an article to pass on to your boss next time he/she catches you checking Facebook or “wasting” time reading my blog.
Kony Cacophony — an article I wrote the evening that Kony 2012 erupted on Facebook. I attempted to explain the mechanisms that made the campaign more spreadable than Lurpack and discussed some of the criticisms around their atypical approach to charity.
Introduction — my “hello world” moment: a brief explanation of why I do what I do when I do what I do.