business, consumer experience, technologies

Dear Hotmail, I’m leaving you

Quicker than "hotmail"?
Quicker than “hotmail”?

Dear Hotmail (or “Outlook” as you tiringly insist on being called these days),

It’s over, we’re through, I’m leaving you.

In a funny kind of way, and despite the pain you’ve caused me in recent times, this still hurts.  But I guess we should be brave and admit it’s the end of the road.

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business, consumer experience, technologies

Ode to record store day

Celebrating old media
Celebrating old media

My love of music was, like many of my generation, largely down to Steve Lamacq’s Evening Session show on BBC Radio 1. Therefore I feel a debt to make a nod to this year’s Record Store Day.

While I hadn’t been aware of it before this year, 2013 is the sixth celebration of the UK’s unique independent sector. On Saturday 20th April “all independently owned record stores come together with artists to celebrate the art of music. Special vinyl and CD releases are made exclusively for the day and hundreds of artists across the globe make special appearances and performances.” – recordstoreday.co.uk

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