foraging friday

eSports and

27th March 2015
photo credit  I don't mind watching a bit of sport, where the contest is close and the participants are demonstrating some greats skills and teamwork. It helps if it is a sport I have played. You can appreciate and understand the game more that way. It is unscripted entertainment, some clashes can ... read more

Uber driverless cars

20th March 2015
photo credit    A few weeks ago we introduced you to AirBnb and how it is helping tourists find unique and cheaper accommodation and letting people with surplus rooms or houses make use of them.  This week we are going to discuss surplus cars. For most of us our car spends most of its life sta ... read more

6 handpicked articles to help your business online

13th March 2015
Below are 6 articles we have come across in the last few weeks that have helped our business and we hope they will be informative for you too. Why Your Marketing Needs to Include Your Company’s Story - with products and services competing more and more on price you need to set yourself apart ... read more

Flight over Sydney

6th March 2015
This photo was taken from our plane as we arrived in Sydney. Normally they take us over the ocean to approach the airport, but this time we got Sydney harbour, the bridge, the opera house, a cruise ship, all in this wonderful vista. We do not fly often but when we do my brain tends to contemplate l ... read more

Battery Pack for your Home

27th February 2015
image credit This Friday Forage story concerns Elon Musk. If you have not heard of him before, here is a brief history:  In 1995 he co-founded Zip2 – sold to compaq in 1999, Elon's share was $22 million In 1999 he co-founded of – sold to ebay in 2002, Elon's share was $ ... read more

Zero Punctuation and Niche Audiences

20th February 2015
Ben "Yahtzee" Croshaw writes reviews of video games. His reviews on YouTube have been viewed by over 18 million people. His latest video, released on the 18th February had over 100,000 views in under 10 hours. One of his January videos has had over 500,000 views. Who are watching these reviews and ... read more

Holiday somewhere unique with Airbnb

13th February 2015
Airbnb is a website that allows people to rent out their rooms. It started in 2008 when two design graduates in San Francisco noticed hotels filling up for a design conference near their home. They had a spare room and offered to rent it out to conference attendees. They put an airbed in their spare ... read more

Minecraft's founder and his new house

6th February 2015
This week we are going to talk about Minecraft's founder and his new house.  Markus "Notch" Persson is a 36 year old Swedish programmer who just bought the most expensive house in Beverley Hills for $70 million dollars.  Real Estate Video of the house (warning music) Photo Galleryimage credit ... read more