“Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it.”
(W.H. Murray, often attributed to Goethe.)
In 1993 a brown cardboard box arrived at my office and was opened by the post room staff. The clerk was concerned that the box was not the usual bundle of legal documents but a plastic box with switches and wires and carried it at arms length to my office. She was no less confused or wary when I explained it was an external modem and that I had read about a new thing called The Internet.
At the time, I only knew one other person with an email address. The large solicitors firm for which I worked had one computer, linked only to itself and which generated more heat and noise than data. It would be another year before Jeff Bezos launched Amazon.
The internet has become a little more popular since then. By the end of 2011 there were 70 million blogs on WordPress alone never mind the other platforms
So why am I launching yet another one? Read more