Back in the Day: I had a quarter life crisis, headed to Osaka, Japan for the unknown–only to discover that a passport plane ride are not necessarily a ticket to escape. Some Years Later: Settled back in Oz, the man of my dreams ended up in Tokyo for work–which is how a passport and plane ride showed me home is where the heart is. And Now: Well as luck would have it, we are about to embark on Japan Mark 3, with a baby in tow and another on the way...
Have been at the Online Retail Expo Conference all week - oh my goodness, the world is getting mobile and the world is getting social. Social media is probably one of the biggest influences over the past 12 months, shaping not only the internet and how we use it, but retail (offline and of course online). M-Commerce, or mobile commerce, is what is going to influence the online world the most over the next 12 months.
Tears, tantrum and hot dogs. What more could a person want in a story? Japanese competitive eater Takaru Kobayashi, nicknamed "Tsunami", was arrested in New York today for losing his shit at a hot dog eating contest - an event he has won many times in the past.