Ode to Netbooks

Posted on Sat 23 September 2017 in Articles • Tagged with netbooks, laptops, tablets, productivity • 3 min read

A query from my mother makes me reflect on the death of netbooks and look at the devices that have replaced them for the mobile text warrior.


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The problem with best

Posted on Wed 17 May 2017 in Articles • Tagged with advice, laptops, technical writing, best, Google, editorial, advertorial • 4 min read

A number of years ago, I gave a presentation to a bunch of transport and spatial engineers in the UK on how to develop technical documentation. After running through the slide deck and giving my talk, tips and experiences, the first question someone asked was "what's the best programme for …


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Reflections on the new MacBook Pro

Posted on Fri 04 November 2016 in Articles • Tagged with MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, technology, Apple, laptops • 4 min read

I reflect on the Late 2016 MacBook Pro and the storm of controversy it's generated.


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