Posted on May 7, 2017 by Xavier Toby

Surfing the internet is nothing like actual surfing

This article first appeared in the Herald Sun on Tuesday, April 18 Is there anything less like actual surfing, than surfing the internet? Messing around on the internet is nothing like paddling hard, then the euphoria of carving along a completely natural wall of water. If you don’t believe me, compare any competitor at the Read More

Posted on April 16, 2017 by Xavier Toby

The facts don’t back our fears of terrorism

This article first appeared in the Adelaide Advertiser ARE you worried about terrorism? About the possibility that it might happen to you? Or someone you love? You shouldn’t be. It’s as unlikely as winning the lottery. Depending on what lottery you’re playing of course, and whether or not you bought a ticket.

Posted on April 2, 2017 by Xavier Toby

There’s nothing social about social media

This article first appeared in the Herald Sun Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, call it what you like but it ain’t social Almost everything online seems to be named badly. What’s more anti-social than social media? You do it alone, or if you’re surrounded by others, you ignore them. And it broadcasts to the online world what a Read More

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