Due to my job as a software developer, I spend much of my day dealing with cutting edge technologies and watching the progress of the IT bandwagon as it barrels uncontrollably through every corner of our lives. From listening to music on your iDevice to Internet-connected TVs and fridges toContinue reading
Don’t Worry, Past-Dweller, There Is No Cloud.
If buzzwords were currency, the one worth the most at the moment is undoubtably “Cloud”. The problem with buzzwords is that nobody puts any faith in them, they’re bandwagons and may be gone tomorrow. Who wants to invest in something that is vague enough to mean pretty much anything? (There’sContinue reading
Google, Facebook Will Cause the Next Economic Crisis
I had an enlightening discussion this week with a guy who works on the same product as I do. He is a tad older, wiser and more reflective, so when he said had identified a cycle in human history, I was all ears. Mike, who once designed a mechanism forContinue reading
Sky TV Needs to Treat Loyal Customers Better
Do you know what date Sky Digital started in the UK? I do. 1st October 1998. How do I know this off the top of my head? Well, it all started in the summer of that year… Our analogue Sky box had started to play up in late July, earlyContinue reading