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Entries from September 2005

Asians != Chinese?

September 19th, 2005 · 4 Comments

An unusual thing happened to me recently. I received an email from someone from the BBC who was interested in learning more about alternate reality games. In the process of our chat, she mentioned she was involved with producing a TV show for Asians and wondered if I knew any British Asians who were into [...]

Tags: bbc · politics

Speechifying

September 17th, 2005 · No Comments

On Wednesday I’m heading off to The Future Laboratory’s Autumn 2005 ‘Trend Briefing’; unsurprisingly, alternate reality gaming is in, and while Mind Candy isn’t giving a presentation, we are going to be featured in one, so we have a few free tickets.
Observant readers will note that their flyer doesn’t actually mention ARGs – rather, it [...]

Tags: arg · conference

Sweet sweet corn

September 15th, 2005 · 1 Comment

One of the things I love about going abroad is the fact that the food is always cheaper and better (at the same price) than London. Sure, London has good food – if you can afford the money and time to check it out. When you’re on holiday, not only does the rest of the [...]

Tags: food · science · travel · usa

Terminal 3

September 3rd, 2005 · 2 Comments

After a while, you begin to realise that the only times you get to sit down and update your weblog is when you physically cannot do anything else; on a bus, in jail, or in an airport.
Well, that’s not quite true. I could read a magazine or a book, or gaze at the various electronic [...]

Tags: airport