A picture of me standing at a lectern, working on a laptop computer, on the stage of the FWD50 digital government conference

Hi! I’m Alistair. I write surprisingly useful books, run unexpectedly interesting events, & build things humans need for the future.

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Down a rabbithole: The Suez Canal

Some thoughts on how waterways, replaceable parts, and geopolitics have made us rely on a Just In Time world. Part of an occasional series