Technology is way ahead of interface designs

This post has taken a while to write. When I started we were on the cusp of Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference. If you’re interested in technology, but aren’t an Apple fan it still matters as it sets the agenda. Apple’s moves affect wearables, smartphones, tablets and OTT (over the top) TV services.   The New […]

I watched Apple WWDC so you didn’t have to

There was a mix of hardware and software updates. Apple put a lot of focus on  virtual reality, augmented reality and prepping their operating systems for handling larger amounts of data.  There was work done to further optimise video and photo usage on device. The event offered bad news for online advertisers and a number […]

Every Day Carry (EDC): the digital edition

Every Day Carry (EDC) is a movement that’s sprung out over the past few years. It fetishes the artefacts of everyday life and often features over-engineered products. It covers a wide range of analogue real world items that people (usually men) bring with them when they leave the house (and it might include a bag). There is […]

The mobile and telecoms industry and it’s progress

Just over 11 years ago I watched Charles Dunstone talk about Carphone Warehouse and the state of the industry at the LSE. I came across the post by accident the other evening and wondered how well Dunstone’s view held up over the past decade or so. On VoIP (voice over Internet Protocol)… I think that […]

Watson’s peer isn’t an AI, it’s just like Tony the Tiger

IBM have done some iconic advertising since the late 1990s. Sun became the dot behind dot com; but was out-marketed by IBM’s ownership of e-business. For some early clients like Boxman – there were accusations that IBM was learning about the internet whilst it did the work. And for many many of the products it […]