Column: Klips

By | April 21, 2002

Loose Wire: When Push Comes to Shove By Jeremy Wagstaff from the 25 April 2002 edition of the Far Eastern Economic Review, (c) 2003, Dow Jones & Company, Inc. I think I can safely say it, though others have been saying it for years: Push is dead. In which case I’d like to be the first to say:… Read More »

Loose Wire: The State We

By | March 22, 2002

Loose Wire: The State We Could Be in By Jeremy Wagstaff from the 28 March 2002 edition of the Far Eastern Economic Review, (c) 2003, Dow Jones & Company, Inc. Voting in your underwear? Sounds an appealing proposition: the chance to exercise your constitutionally protected right without actually having to leave your home. You could be watching Frasier… Read More »

Loose Wire — I Seek

By | March 12, 2002

Loose Wire — I Seek Mum, Nick and Sally By Jeremy Wagstaff from the 14 March 2002 edition of the Far Eastern Economic Review, (c) 2003, Dow Jones & Company, Inc. Communication is a funny thing. Living in Southeast Asia in the 1980s I’d type out letters in the enveloping heat, making carbon copies — confident the original… Read More »

Loose Wire: Excuse Me, My

By | March 1, 2002

Loose Wire: Excuse Me, My Ego’s Ringing [ this appeared in FEER, 01/31/2002] Few of us stop to think just how revolutionary the mobile phone is. It enables us to be always on call and always in touch with those important to us, it frees us from the confines of office and home, but perhaps most importantly it… Read More »

Loose Wire: Here’s Where The

By | January 30, 2002

Loose Wire: Here’s Where The Party Is By Jeremy Wagstaff from the 7 February 2002 edition of the Far Eastern Economic Review, (c) 2003, Dow Jones & Company, Inc. The Internet is like a teenage party: lots of groping around in the dark hoping to bump into something worth telling your friends about later. And like a teenage… Read More »