Turn on, Tube in.

Last Wednesday I told a TED audience of 250 people that the YouTube video platform was becoming the most important repository of documentary evidence about humankind in existence. It’s a bold statement, but I think it stands up. YouTube is now becoming a real-time window on world events through live streaming. It is already the…

Karibu Kibera

  Before going any further, the word Karibu means ‘welcome’ in Kiswahili, and it’s one you’re likely to hear on a regular basis here. This post issues after a flying visit to Nairobi, where I arrived on Friday after a long journey from Dublin with delays at both ends. In Amsterdam our engines wouldn’t start….

Lap of Honour?

Afloat.ie Exclusive Interview with Knut Frostad from Afloat Magazine on Vimeo. One of the many freelance hats I wear is as web editor for Afloat Magazine’s online portal, Afloat.ie. Right now, one of the biggest stories in sailing is the news that Ireland will host the finish of the Volvo Ocean Race. When Knut Frostad,…