My jaded post-festive brain cells have been sparked into life by an excellent, thought-provoking LinkedIn post from Jess Hadleigh off the back of this year’s Consumer Electronics Show. In part, it’s about moving from the Internet of Things to the ‘Intelligence of Things’ – a world of connected devices with their own, out of the… Read More
NATO Summits, Supply Chain Attacks and a Cyber Ghost of Christmas Future
Last week I was performing in a production of Alan Ayckbourn’s “Seasons Greetings”. It’s a witty, brilliantly observed and poignant play about the tensions, rows and emotional outbursts of a dysfunctional family as they gather to celebrate Christmas. The run coincided with a similarly tense celebration as leaders of the NATO alliance member countries met… Read More
How can you tick the box when you’re thinking outside it?
It’s the age of the gig economy and the portfolio career, so we’re told. Yet, judging by the number of people still streaming off the 7.13 to Waterloo and the recruitment angst pervading LinkedIn, a lot of us are still ticking those traditional career boxes; get qualified, get a job, get fed up with that… Read More
#ForTheWeb is great, now how about #ForTheWorld?
There I was, reading the paper and fretting about the usual stuff – Trump’s USA, Brexit, populism, the crisis of democracy – when I spotted an article about Tim Berners-Lee launching the #ForTheWeb campaign. In case you haven’t caught up with it yet, #ForTheWeb is a campaign to get the Internet back to its original… Read More