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Category Archives: Other Interests

The Lonely Girl Returns

Back in the nascent days of YouTube, a channel of a teenage girl attracted millions of viewers [1]. Launched in 2006, that channel was Lonelygirl15, and presented the confessions of … Continue reading

June 25, 2016


Digital technology is changing our lives, from how we make friends to how we shop. The application of digital technology to financial services is called FinTech. FinTech offers benefits and … Continue reading

June 18, 2016

The Magic of Words

Dreams can come true. As a digital analyst, I attended an Adobe Summit speech on communication by Countdown presenter and linguist Susie Dent: “the woman in dictionary corner”. 'Jargon' first … Continue reading

May 29, 2016

Recipe: Classic Victoria Sponge

Over the past year, I was taught how to bake. Here is a recipe for the classic Victoria Sponge. Ingredients Sponge 300g margarine 300g caster sugar 300g self-raising flour 6 … Continue reading

May 8, 2016

Ace Attorney Anime

Ace Attorney, a famous Japanese series of visual novel games, has been translated into an anime [1]. The game is set in an urban city, somewhere in Japan in the … Continue reading

April 30, 2016

Review: Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain

Awaking in a hospital, a familiar song plays, The Man Who Sold the World: I thought you died alone, a long, long time ago, “Oh no, not me, I never … Continue reading

April 17, 2016 · 1 Comment


One of the challenges for the digital advertising industry is viewability. When advertisements are loaded into pre-defined spaces on a web page — called display ads — they may not even be … Continue reading

April 10, 2016