Irish professional wakeboarder David O’Caoimh Photo Credit: Paul Johnston – Wakeboarder —Paul Johnston — at Xtreme Gene Wakeboard and Waterski. David O’Caoimh (you say it like David O’ Queeve) just turned 23 late last year. He has already accomplished many things. A frequent winner in the World Cup Championships, he usually wakes up early in the morning.He devotes the rest of the […]
Author Archive: Phillip Fitzsimmons
Phillip is a Canadian currently serving the Paris portion of a European exile in the sixth arrondissement and writing largely for a technical audience.
It came to light during the Republican presidential nomination process that some 92% of Newt Gingrich’s 1.3 million Twitter followers were fake. This wholly unstartling development was established by the party-poopers at PeekAnalytics, who crunched the numbers in a report delightfully entitled Follower Gate. Peek ran their spidering software over Newt’s followers and looked at […]
The supremacy of English as a universal language is undisputed and largely credited to its voracious nicking of the best bits of other languages. So it’s that much more curious that in 2012, roughly 100 years since English took over from, arguably, French, as the world’s lingua franca that we still struggle to provide a […]