Edd Dumbill

Incurably curious.


When Democratization Isn’t A Good Thing

The PC era has a lot to answer for


I care about style and elegance. You might call me a snob. I prefer to think I’m human…


My Christmas List

An English expat in California, I appreciate the daylight and warm temperatures, even in December. Christmas, however, brings me memories of things I miss.

1. Crackers — ah, the fine art of encasing cheap plastic toys in toilet roll inners.

2. Pfeffernüsse — Germany’s finest contribution to the holidays.


When Democratization Isn’t A Good Thing

The PC era has a lot to answer for


I care about style and elegance. You might call me a snob. I prefer to think I’m human…


Speaker for the crazy


In his disarmingly frank question and answer session at Google I/O 2013, CEO Larry Page urged young developers to seek out the crazy people. If you want to have an…

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Fleeting glimpses of a truth

It’s cold, wet and everybody looks disappointed. But I loved it

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My Christmas List