If you are at all squeamish, I recommend you don’t read on. This article could get as gory Leonardo Di Caprio’s latest opus The Revenant. It’s about modern day struggles but it has similar themes to Di Caprio’s western-themed bloodbath:...Continue reading »
At the risk of sounding like a digital Dr Dolittle, I wish I could speak to the Automatons and learn their languages. Imagine chatting with a car, or bantering with a boat on the sea. To paraphrase the doctor: If...Continue reading »
This might be sacrilege for a freelance writer, but I’m starting to lose faith in words now. It’s difficult to trust them these days. They’re duplicitious little sound bites, these words. I’m starting to suspect data can tell stories quicker...Continue reading »
I really like it when you speak to me like I’m a search engine
Isn’t it annoying when people talk over your head to someone more important?
Well, OK fair enough, it probably doesn’t happen to you. But it happens to...Continue reading »
Sometimes the digital world creates more work than it automates. Surely that wasn’t the plan was it?
Rather unfairly, technology doesn’t create more work for the architects of the new systems – oh no, they’re sailing ahead of us, blissfully unaware...Continue reading »
Churnalism just got smarter – thanks to the security industry
The Internet of things can fine tune many routine processes. So isn’t it time we automated journalism? Don’t laugh, it’s already taking place, with secret trials taking place on a firewall...Continue reading »
When machines get smart, there’ll be conflict and high drama
One of the clichés of film noire involves a haunted man, arriving in a strange city, and being taken under the wing of a streetwise local woman. In the story the...Continue reading »
Uncommunicative data refuses to come out of its silo – and boy can it be difficult.
As we all know, there are hundreds of benevolent IT developers who only want to do one thing – improve the world, one Internet working...Continue reading »
I’ve always been puzzled by the phrase ‘statement outfit’. Is this some formal attire you might wear to, say, a court, solicitor’s office or police station?
Judging by the news site where this phrase is used, the statement dress only ever...Continue reading »
Generation Z is savvy, it’s hot – it’s everything I’m not! Young job seekers should exploit their security knowledge
The most sensible well adjusted people in Cyberia are the females of Generation Z, according to a study by security company Blue...Continue reading »