'Every day, a billion instantly conjured words on any contemporaneous subject you can think of. Events and noise, events and noise.'
Photo albums, contracts, insurance documents and medical records all slip through the slither of scanner light and into a literal shredder.
Lifting lockdown, a look at what apps are compatible with the new M1 MacBook Air, Konfekt magazine and what else I've been up to
Prince Philip's death serves as a memento mori, a reminder that we all are making our way to that final second.
Why I'm removing the paywall on adamstoner.com and cancelling your paid-for subscriptions in return for more free and open content
Review of Focus for YouTube, Notion, Calendly and HEY for Work, plus talk of Cal Newport's A World Without Email and more.
How do you store digital census information to keep it safe for 100 years, and how useful is a census anyway?
Review of Apple's HomePod Mini, tell you how long a pair of Grenson sneakers last and chat about Cal Newport's A World Without Email
Review of HEY for Work. Everything I love and hate about HEY for Work and using custom domains on HEY email.
Review of Reebok GB40 exercise bike, using Echelon with Apple Fitness+, as well as WandaVision and more
Alternatives to 1% For The Planet, why I am donating 2% of my income in 2021 to charitable causes and exactly how that's split
BBC Radio Gloucestershire, Fun Kids, making podcasts and getting out more; what happened in 2020?
Top podcasts of 2020 as well as top albums, books and audiobooks of 2020
Apple One review, iPhone 12 Mini, a review of Enola Holmes and Taylor Swift's Folklore documentary.
How to become carbon neutral cheaply. Be carbon neutral for less than £400.
Every act our money is involved in is tacit moral, political, and ethical support. Pick better options.
Review of Mollie's Diner on the A420, Luke Jerram's Gaia, The Warehouse in Gloucester and Chris from Geocaching HQ in Seattle
How to keep an audio diary, audio diary apps and why audio journaling is for everyone
Review of Criminal and The Social Dilemma as well as The Warehouse Rockclimbing in Gloucester, Bristol Zoo and the Wild Place Project.
On moving out of my childhood home, Lush's spa music, Moneybox's recent record-breaking investments, and artwork I'm inspired by.
I will not read Twitter again. I will not respond to DMs. I will not be tweeting again. I no longer use Twitter and haven't since 6 September 2020.
Big Bitcoin mistakes, Chris Moyles' moans on-air, and everything about the events podcast for children, Activity Quest.
Fun Kids' Stuck at Home podcast I've been producing and editing becomes Activity Quest.
My thoughts on the brand new Times Radio, how to donate your Twitter account to non-profits, and what I think of Thread.com.
Why the iPhone SE is the most significant event in the consumer electronics industry to date.
A manifesto for a better world, post-coronavirus.
The Week Junior Show and The Santa Daily podcast are up for British Podcast Awards, plus I review Love People, Use Things
We've packed our problems away during the coronavirus epidemic – but they're still there.
This blog is made with Ghost, hosted on Ghost(Pro) with a custom Ghost theme and is made to be as privacy-friendly as possible.
For the first time in human history this is a communication network that is entirely uncensorable.
A review of Trunk Clothiers in London and Aesop's brand new Rozu perfume, plus VOGUE's Anna Wintour mentors me via Masterclass
How to record a podcast from home and tips on how to have great audio no matter where you are in the world
I’ve been producing and editing a podcast called Stuck at Home, for little ones on lockdown.
The habit has never stuck until recently and I put my newfound success down to one thing: Standard Notes.
Times are tough for everyone at the moment. If you want to chat at any time about anything send me an email – I reply to everyone.
These are the tools I use to make and manage my most creative projects.
What people fear most about tragedy is its randomness and I feel the Coronavirus pandemic has solidified that fear
The School of Life's Alain De Botton, the artwork of Fun Kids brand new podcast The Space Programme and some art I made for BBC Radio Gloucestershire
I reply to every single email. Yes, every email. Even the spam emails. Even the mailing list emails.
Understand the climate crisis, understand solutions to the climate crisis, and find out how to become a climate activist.
All about The Space Programme on Fun Kids, I review the brand new Naomi Klein book, and tell you about Decade Clock.
You can subscribe right now on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts.
What if, instead of wearing the brand names of some of the world's biggest companies, we instead donated the space to organisations that help improve our world?
I've taken a decision that some of the mightiest publishing giants in the world have struggled with this past decade and implemented something akin to a paywall. Here's why.
From computers passing the Turing test to the UK setting a new hottest temperature record, I predict the state of the world in 2030.
I plant a tree for every email newsletter subscriber, plus top climate change combating tips and how to live more ethically
What I want to achieve in 2020 and why I think I'm pretty terrible at keeping New Year's Resolutions.
I visit Mallards Park and Windsor Great Park, chat about the new Coldplay album – Everyday Life – and the Tory stronghold of Wantage
Review of Coldplay's Everyday Life, the latest The 1975 album, and chat about Digital Radio UK's Drive to Digital 2019 conference
Minimalism is about curating objects that are both functional and beautiful. Here's everything I own.
Review of Burrows and Hare in Oxford, a trip to Basildon Park and Oxford Uni's Arboretum
Legacy banks are cloning the features of Monzo and other challenger banks. Is this going to cause them trouble?
Somebody stole my iMac. Here's the steps I've taken to secure the stolen device and set up my new one.
I saw War Horse on tour in Oxford, watched The Great Hack and listened to brand new Monocle podcasts – here's everything I've been up to
Here are some of my favourite coffeehouse haunts near the office and beyond. Pret never needs to be on the cards again!
Claiming back my privacy is not about having something to hide, it's about having something worth protecting.
All about investment app Moneybox plus the Blewbury Players' The Crucible in this monthly digest of what I've been up to
One of the most hands-on ways a person can affect change and support a cause they believe in is by funding it – here are the charities I donate to.
An interview with the people behind My Morning Routine, plus my own morning routine
Review of Wahlburgers UK in Covent Garden, all about Wychwood 87.7FM and Radiohead's MiniDiscs [HACKED]
Notes on notebooks and why committing things to paper also helps commit them to mind
Since July 2016, I've been setting my tweets to self-destruct. Three years in, here's what I've learned and why I think you should do it too.
A trip to Bath to see Captain Corelli’s Mandolin with a stay at Three Abbey Green in their covered Lord Nelson Suite
Review of Kidtropolis at the NEC and Kioskafe in London plus notes about going cashless thanks to a Twitter argument
Review of Guru Coffee House, Jane's Pantry and Coal in Gloucester plus GWR's Touch tickets and The Greyhound in Besselsleigh
Review of Slow Watches (I'm wearing the Slow Round 12), ONEYEARCLOCK, and what I'm listening to right now
I build a website to track the scores of the 2018 World Cup and review sandwich chain Which Wich in central London
Review of Holee Cow in Cheltenham, Denmark's P2 radio, plus I went to RadioDays Europe
ONEYEARCLOCK is a clock with a single hand that takes 365 days to complete a revolution.
Review of Simba mattress, what Shia LaBeouf is doing now and a product that will let you fix absolutely anything: Sugru
I discover more about a man named Acton Smee Ayrton, Big Ben, and review The Secrets of Silicone Valley on BBC iPlayer
Minimalism and the environment plus how to build a great Ghost blog – it's what I've hosted my website on for years
What I think of Doctor Who's political correctness, how I've been growing vegetables, and I review Dave Erasmus' vlogs
Review of No is Not Enough by Naomi Klein, eco-friendly podcasts and the sociology of the smartphone
Tax needs some good PR work – a radical re-think of the way it is perceived. Rather than a punishment on working people, it needs to be seen in a more philanthropic light.
Why solar power is the future for micro-communities across the world.
What I learned from Friends' of The Earth's Air Pollution campaign and how I measured air pollution in my garden.
I bought a book on a whim last weekend. 'How Bad Are Bananas? The Carbon Footprint of Everything' seemed like a nice read, given all of the work I plan to do this year on the environment.
Colour has always been an integral part of how a culture expresses the attitudes and emotions of the times.
I chat with Michael Acton-Smith, one of Calm’s founding pair, to find out more about the app that's changing perceptions
There needs to be a logo that distinguishes items not made in sweatshops from those that are – and here's why
I remembered a poster from my secondary school: ‘History doesn’t feel like history when you’re living through it’, it read
‘Defying Conventions: Is Beats 1 Redefining Radio?’ was originally submitted as part of a University of Gloucestershire Radio Production module.
The story of how an apple becomes alcohol and how one of Gloucestershire's best cider producers got started.
Core Blimey Cider – the University of Gloucestershire’s social-enterprise that I’ve been working on for the past year – won Tone Radio an award earlier this week
Starting 12:00 UTC on the 31st of December 1999, Longplayer aims to continue without repetition until the last moment of 2999.