Ged Carroll

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Cocooning 2.0

Published: (Updated: ) in consumer behaviour | 消費者行為 | 소비자 행동 by .

A mix of technology and economics occurred in the 1980s which saw consumers spending much more time in a world of their own at home. This was driven by the video recorder and cable television in the US, it sank traditional cinemas and encouraged the film industry to fight back with the multiplex. We became […]

The internet of heavier things

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I started to think about the internet of heavier things after I spent a bit of time with my Dad. We talked about work, engineering stuff in general and technology in general. My Dad has a pragmatic approach to technology, it’s ok so long as it fills three distinct criteria: It’s useful It’s efficient in […]

What does technology adoption really mean?

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I ended up giving a lot of thought about the concept of technology adoption and what it really means. I have been spending a bit of time with the family over the Christmas period as the Carroll family CTO. Reading some of the statistics out there about technology adoption got me thinking whilst I was […]