On Community

On Community

When I was a socially awkward teen, one of my main hobbies was playing around on computers. I didn’t just want to run programs or play games, I wanted to understand everything about them – how they’re built, what each part of the hardware does, how...
Phil Schiller confirms USB-C was an Apple Invention

Phil Schiller confirms USB-C was an Apple Invention

Back in March, John Gruber mentioned on his podcast The Talk Show that he heard the USB-C port Apple announced they were using for their new MacBooks was an invention of Apple that was given to the standard bodies for USB. Gruber also said that the politics were such...
Rocket Podcast: And Now, For Something Completely Different

Rocket Podcast: And Now, For Something Completely Different

This is a review of Relay FM’s new podcast, Rocket, hosted by Brianna Wu, Christina Warren and Simone de Rochefort. This is one of my new favourite shows, and I wanted to share with you my thoughts on why it’s not only a fantastic, entertaining and...
My Experience with Fear of Missing Out

My Experience with Fear of Missing Out

Last time, I wrote about an episode where I dealt with a panic attack and how I got some good perspective on mental health as a result. But I’ve also been thinking a lot lately about how in the present, social media and other forms of communication have affected...
Pragmatic podcast digs deep into technology

Pragmatic podcast digs deep into technology

On the recommendation of Marco Arment, the co-host of one of my favourite tech podcasts, I have subscribed to a new podcast called Pragmatic. The show is hosted by John Chidgey, an Australian electrical and  hardware engineer who previously worked for Nortel Networks...