Could smart emojis kill the ‘Art of the Deal’? We can but hope

This all started with some uninteresting and unoriginal pondering on how we are all getting angrier with each other and how social media is taking much of the blame. I know our underlying political and social schisms have a lot to do with it, along with  social media’s power to orchestrate and manipulate opinion. I… Read More

Stacks, Blockchain and the death of capitalism?

If you’ve been reading my blog, firstly, thank you kindly, and secondly, you may have picked up that I like to take themes from the world of IT and apply them in a wider context. This is because I find it interesting to take stuff from one domain, abstract it and apply it to another… Read More

#Bansocialmedia? – It’s complicated

Like many Baby Boomers, I have a love/hate relationship with social media. I ‘tut’ (English middle class expression of extreme displeasure) at its worst excesses and I mutter darkly about it killing the art of conversation, family life, relationships and quite possibly small cute furry animals. Yet I’d hate to be deprived of it; specifically,… Read More