When Corbin Ball, MP, Corbin Ball Associates and chairman, 2007 EIBTM WorldWide Technology Watch judging palnel, isn't playing with new gadgets, you might find him biking through China.
If you could be anywhere in the world, where would you be?
I enjoy culturally diverse adventure travel. I just returned from bicycling 600 km through the Dong villages of southern rural China. Other trips are being planned for India and Peru.
What is playing on your MP3 player?
Diana Krall, Madeleine Peyroux, Karrin Allyson, Nora Jones, Eva Cassidy, Cassandra Wilson, and Kelly Sweet.
What's the best book you read in the past year?
China Road by Rob Gifford, 17-year NPR China correspondent — an extremely interesting work on the past, present, and future of China.
If you could be a superhero, what super power would you want?
Time travel would be great. Omniscience would also be good.
It's time for a second career. What do you choose?
When your life story is made into a movie, who should they cast as you?
John Lithgow, from 3rd Rock From the Sun
Who inspires you?
Leaders who have changed the world: Churchill, Kennedy, Gandhi
If you could trade places with anyone (living or not) for a week, who would you choose?
George Washington, my great-uncle
What's your hidden talent?
Guessing the end of movies
What is your favorite cause/charity?
My most passionate cause is helping others to understand and use technology.
What is your greatest strength?
If you could go back in time, what would you change about your life?
I would like not to have been so shy as a teenager.