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1970s Braun Flip Clock

For reasons unclear, I’ve coveted a flip clock for some time – and last week I found, via ebay, this unused spare mechanism. Originally made for a Braun Phase II 4924 alarm clock (designed by Dietrich Lubs, circa 1972), it had sat in a spare parts container since then. The mechanism is rather lovely, with […]

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Around Tohoku in Two Minutes

Last year I visited Tohoku – the north of the main island of Japan – with my big old camera, and took a lot of pictures. This week, Helen’s off on a trip, so I went to empty the biggest memory card I own for her – and found the 975 photos I took still […]

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Pressmen!

One of the best things found during our move to the new Apptitude Media offices – some old copies of the British Journal of Photography. This one’s from December ’33 – excuse the iPhone photo.

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On moving on

Today I’m sad to announce that I’m leaving Computeractive – a great magazine that’s brilliantly focused on the needs of its readers, produced by a fantastic team with whom I’ve enjoyed working immensely. However, I’m also excited to announce my new role as CTO* at the brand-new Apptitude Media. Apptitude is a new company that we’ve […]

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