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iF China Design Awards & Hangzhou

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Latest update on the Pudong transformation. I seem to be travelling to China a lot recently.  This time, mixed in with some supplier visits and research (oh, and picking up an iF China design award for my wee Vostro V13), I decided to whisk Nikki […]

Land of the Rising Sun

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Well, it’s been a while, Shanghai, but it’s good to be back; a great night out with Gerhard and the Shanghai design mafia, and home in time to see the sunrise from the 49th floor.  I might regret this tomorrow! Before I head out. Macdonalds […]

Yilan Hiking

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After our company trip to Yilan, Paul and I opted to stay overnight and do a hike the next day.  It was dead good fun to see Taiwan from a slightly different angle for once, and we built up a nice healthy sweat as we […]

Two Years at Dell

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Two years at Dell tomorrow – Lordy how time flies. And a deserved change of seats to the coveted spot by the window!

The Windy City

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The L-Line from above … I had a slightly sub-optimum flight plan into the USA this time – via Tokyo and Chicago, as opposed to the more conventional routes via LA or Dallas.  None-the-less, I grabbed the opportunity during lay-over to jump on the underground […]

Tokyo RFID

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RFID noodle ordering in Tokyo – drop your ‘ticket’ on the sensor zone on the table, and the waiter knows where to come to drop your food.  Japan is just so thoughtful about these things it makes me want to pack my stuff and move […]

Online and in the Air

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After a long 2.0 hiatus, I am back online and ready to start getting stuck back into writing, photographing and generally interacting. I have put quite a bit of effort into getting the new blog up and running – now on the WordPress system – […]

Jiufen Tea Ceremony

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Company team-building activities are a fairly regular activity on the Dell calendar. One of the more community-spirited activities is the annual Jinshan beach clear-up operation at one of the surf hot spots on the other side of northen Taiwan. As a result of Typhoon Morakot, […]

Trans-Pacific Adventures

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Connections in Dallas I just landed from a three week trip to the USA, taking in Miami and Austin, with brief stops in San Francisco and Los Angeles. The last time I was here, was right at the end of my Cambridge University masters; and […]

Austin City Limits

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ACL Finally, after 18 months of pestering, I got the tickets booked to Austin, Texas; and a visit to our mother ship. Ostensibly to indoctrinate myself with some ‘new hire training’, and learning techniques and approaches of the chaps in ADC, I was also more […]