Tag Archives: iPad

How to feed a baby pigeon and other vital advice (Rousse)

I kept a baby pigeon in a tiny cage in the corner of my granny’s kitchen. I regretted my decision to store his favourite food (fresh broccoli) with the coal in the bucket next to the back door. The coal … Continue reading

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Electricity theft in Edinburgh (Rousse)

The residents of Edinburgh’s Annandale Street would not be pleased when they discovered that I’d been charging my iPhone, iPad and MacBook Air from the power sockets under their lawns.

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A bread and chocolate breakfast feast (Rousse)

I woke up in a single bed in a luxurious Perth hotel. SC, in the bed to the left of me, was already awake and watching a BBC nature documentary on her iPad. There came a knock on the door … Continue reading

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Apple first to innovate again with integrated iPad printer (Rousse)

The latest iPad came with an integrated printer. CF demonstrated Apple’s latest amazing innovation at N and S’s house in Nine Mile Burn, Midlothian.

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Leads left behind (Rousse)

I was enjoying the beautiful sunset over the Atlantic from the Isle of Lewis west coast train line when TPR suddenly announced that he had forgotten the pack the leads to the MacBook Air, the iPad and the iPhone. They … Continue reading

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Rousse tweets academic Victorian music hall performance

At one of the most bizarre professional events that I had ever attended, my PhD supervisor stood at the microphone and introduced the first act to come on stage. One of my external examiners, dressed like a Victorian music hall … Continue reading

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iPad mini drop test (Rousse)

I accidentally dropped two brand new iPad minis down the gap between the radiator and the wall. The external damage was obvious: they were both badly chipped. But would they still work?

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Intelligent bubble wrap causes Heathrow travel chaos (Rousse)

After dropping out of university, PM had pursued a career in insurance – or so we believed. I’d certainly not expected him to become the inventor of intelligent bubble wrap. He rolled some out across a workshop table to show … Continue reading

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George Michael’s eyes (Rousse)

George Michael sought me out at CC’s flat in Edinburgh’s west end. George had heard about my work on digital personhood and was keen to volunteer as a case study celebrity whose privacy was frequently compromised. While I was delighted … Continue reading

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Rare feral brown and white mountain goats captured on film in the Scottish highlands (Rousse)

I saw RA’s boyfriend G playing with an iPad. When I asked what he was doing he showed me videos from his summer holiday. His favourites featured rare feral brown and white mountain goats grazing beside a steep waterfall in … Continue reading

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