It was a struggle to find any content for State of the AI Nation 3. Nothing has really happened in the space over the last few months….. Pahaha! Microsoft Let’s start with Microsoft. I’ve been unashamedly critical of Microsoft over the past few years, and frankly they’ve earned every scathing Continue Reading
The ‘Sharing Economy’ is disrupting established industries and sending huge, powerful incumbents into a tizzy. Uber and AirBnB have shaken the taxi and hotel sectors, shifting power, control and profits from the RadioCabs and Hiltons of this world and into the hands of ordinary citizens armed with nothing more than a Continue Reading
I’ve been with them since my very first phone in 1998, a Bosch 509e. Yep, Bosch used to make phones! In 2005 I spent three months working for them at their North Tyneside call centre while I was in between jobs. But now, after a spate of serious customer service failures, here’s Continue Reading
More information on the official Ubuntu for Phones site. If you’re a developer, take a look at the application ecosystem that goes with Ubuntu for Phones here.
I’ve spoken of my excitement for Firefox OS before, but now Mozilla have released version 1.0 of the operating system simulator into the wild. An entirely-web-based operating system poses an enticing, compelling experience for the user; an experience known as “continuous client” because it follows you across your devices as Continue Reading
Once the domain of only military pilots and smartbombs, the Global Positioning Satellite (GPS) system has now proliferated its way into every facet of our modern lives. From Facebook statuses, sat nav in car dashboards to geo-tagged photos taken with your digital camera you probably use GPS at least once Continue Reading
As many expected, the Mozilla “Boot to Gecko” project has become “Firefox OS”. Gecko is the software behind the scenes of the Firefox web browser that reads the HTML, style sheets, etc. code and converts it into a webpage. Boot-to-Gecko is Mozilla’s plan to make a mobile phone platform based entirely Continue Reading