Hillary Clinton attends the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting at The Shertaon New York Hotel on September 25, 2013 in New York City.

When the US Secretary of State reads your blog posts

One of my blog posts (written with Kim Elliott) ended up on Hillary Clinton's desk according to the latest batch of released emails. Read the full post »
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Podcasts are “back” – so what are you listening to?

Podcasts are back in fashion - here is why, and a list of what I am listening to. Read the full post »
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Let’s Dump Technology Transfer from the Addis Agenda

Let’s dump technology transfer from the Addis declaration and substitute technology development and sharing — they could be two of the most important components of post-2015 development success. Read the full post »
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Fixing Windows drivers for my iPod

How to get Windows 8.1 to recognise my Apple iPod Read the full post »
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Blog revamp

I've made some design changes to this blog. For those who are interested, here are the details. Read the full post »

Zero inbox – an update

How to manage a lot of email, using (mainly free) tools in Outlook.  Shows how to keep a "zero inbox".  An approach loosely based on Getting Things Done. Read the full post »
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Using your UK mobile abroad without roaming charges

A service from O2 looks ideal for frequent overseas travellers from the UK. Read the full post »