11015Linked-In gobbles the recruitment industry, Amazon gorges on book publishing and the high street, Netflix swallows dvds while Skype devours phone companies…

Could your job be next?

At a sparky talk last week, Tom Morgan of Mint Digital reminded us how software hoovers up traditional business sectors and jobs though its capacity to connect, copy and upscale.

His business tackles this creatively by invention – both digital and physical.

But for those of us with jobs we fear becoming toast quite soon, Continue reading

When I was an undergrad, our university librarian was poet Philip Larkin.

This made the library much more popular for Special Honours Drama, than it would have been otherwise.

We ran a weekly competition for greatest number of sightings of  the esteemed poet, between the shelves. As drama students we were mostly liars, Continue reading