Bringers of Dystopia | Bendito Machine III

Thanks to ‘flu (or a really bad cold depending on who you talk to) I’ve been unable to get my head around the materials for the Digital Cultures course I am taking on Coursera (see last post). But today, despite fuzziness, I delved in and started looking at the media that’s been posted. This video is on the first module about Utopian and Dystopian views of technology and what they are saying about the impact on our culture. Continue reading


NoFi. WhyFi?

I can’t decide if I am an addict or suffering from human rights abuses.

We’re on holiday in darkest Northumberland at the moment. It really is fantastic up here – dramatic coastline, incredible beaches, clouds pouring toward infinity (see the photo below). I’ve never been to this part of the country, but I am definitely coming back. Continue reading



I know there’s been a bit of a hiatus in my posts – apologies to my fan (there must be one, mustn’t there?). The truth is, I’ve started a new relationship and that’s taken up a bit of time. Yes, it’s true. Apple and I have started seeing each other, and we’re very happy. Continue reading