Police around the country have been cracking down on driver distraction this week. The Herald reports that Auckland Police have pulled over a man texting on two cell phones while steering with his knees, a man texting with one hand and drinking a beer with the other, and a woman texting while driving three children and towing a horse in a float.


Reports of the death of email seem greatly exaggerated. More’s the pity, we’re entitled to think, when a colleague hits ‘reply all’ to a message we didn’t care about in the first place. Or when we’re sent a really important file that gets buried in an avalanche of new mail.