Hugh McGuire

publishing, technology, media, philosophy, a bit of politics.

funny old post

for various reasons, I just landed on this page by Will Johnston, from August 17, 2004. thoughts on the ipod: This brings up a topic for discussion that I’ve been contemplating lately. What is the ‘hype’ with the iPOD about. Some say it’s the design, some say the memory capacity and others say it’s the […]

Bookreview: Prince of Marshes

Prince of Marshes: And Other Occupational Hazards of a Year in Iraq book by Rory Stewart Rory Stewart is a multilingual (among others: Farsi, Arabic) young Scottish diplomat, and adventurer. He quit his job in the foreign service (postings in Jakarta, Iran and elsewhere) in his mid-twenties, to walk across Afghanistan (he wrote a book […]