When new baby Diamo Parvez was diagnosed with cerebral palsy in 2003 it was the start of a life that could have used better support on several fronts. His mother Samiya claims medical negligence contributed to a condition dogged by...Continue reading »
Go on, admit it, you’re at least a tiny bit scared of the future. Please tell me I’m not the only one. What if I told you that the robotics industry has recently mutated so that smart machines can be...Continue reading »
They definitely received my entries. The evidence is in my inbox, on my voicemail and cluttering up the hallway of my home. Until finally realised that the iPad never existed.
The biggest lie in modern life is no longer “The cheque...Continue reading »
I’m talking about machines, of course. Or ‘Things’, as some less sensitive people call them. The so-called Internet of Things (IoT) has the potential for all kinds of brilliance if we can just get the machines to talk to each...Continue reading »
My sacking from McDonalds in Croydon, which was only the second store in Europe, was linked to my British lack of social skills. I was working illegally, but the manager told me to keep it under my happy hat. I...Continue reading »
The great thing about the Internet of Things (IoT) is that it takes communication to unprecedented heights. That’s also its weakness. Those ‘Things’ never shut up, babbling away in tongues and confusing everything.
In theory the global village of IoTs could...Continue reading »
How do we stop older people from falling behind in the digital economy? They are the last people to want an online bank account or to use contactless payment. So one way or the other, they are always going to...Continue reading »
We have a very complicated relationship with our cars. I learned the strength of the emotional bond when taking calls from drivers whose cars had been towed away by the police (see bio). If just one of those hundreds of...Continue reading »
All company workforces are teams and the best teams have a blend of both youth and experience. That’s what football managers always say, but it’s a universal truth. The ‘youth and experience’ blend is vital whether your business is Property...Continue reading »
What would you think if you heard a young hacker from California is in the UK on a recruitment drive for like minded souls?
Personally, I’d be pretty nervous! Especially since this charismatic young revolutionary wants her charges to teach themselves...Continue reading »