It’s almost impossible to think of a world without connected devices. In the same way that the time before the mass availability of mobile phones feels like the dark ages, the idea of living ‘off grid’ without being online for...Continue reading »
We’re not going to talk about whether or not the Internet of Things (IoT) is a good thing or an awful one. As with most things, even the best intentions in the wrong hands can have terrible results. But that...Continue reading »
Did the Delorean lift off today or 30 years ago? In case you missed the hashtag craze of #BacktotheFuture or the this commemorative Facebook event created years ago, the future is here, today, October 21, 2015. It has been 30...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 »
You’d be forgiven for thinking technology is a young person’s game: designed by young people for young people. It’s the impression you get from adverts, conferences, news articles and so on. But the world’s population is ageing: the World Health...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 »
It seems that so much of what we’ve heard about the Internet of Things (IoT) – devices and sensors that share information over the internet – revolves around household objects that for decades have been considered virtually inanimate: bathroom scales,...Continue reading »
We all remember exactly what we were doing when momentous events took place.
I was innocently watching the solar eclipse at the time when the new Energy Union Strategic Framework burst on the horizon. That soon put the solar system and...Continue reading »