Some years ago, the New Zealand Government published a discussion document on its Disability Strategy. In that document, they referred to “people experiencing disability”. The response to this convoluted emasculation of the English language was a resounding “bah” from the …

Person-First Language: It Does More Harm Than Good Read more »

There’s nothing like a bit of crowd sourcing from time to time.A few weeks ago, I sent out a tweet asking people for suggestions regarding what my next tutorial should be about. I can certainly churn out the material if …

My New Audiobook, “Imagine There’s no Countries” is Now Available Read more »

It ages me to admit that I can remember when telephone service was provided by the New Zealand Post Office. I feel like I’m sounding like a granddad when I write that there was a waiting list to get a …

Thoughts on Telecom new Zealand’s Name Change from a Disability Perspective Read more »

While many netizens around the world are taking a stand on overzealous surveillance today, the United States Congress took a baby step towards a draconian limitation of personal and business freedom. Ironically, the bill in question has been introduced by …

I Want to Make Voice Calls on Planes, and it’s No Government’s Business Read more »