TECH|The New Era

TECH|The New Era

I’m delighted to be working in partnership with Switch New Media on a new event that will take place to coincide with London Tech Week in September. TECH|The New Era will be on September 8 – during London Tech Week. It will be a day-long conference involving...
Not all virtual events are created equal

Not all virtual events are created equal

Just over 10 years ago I hatched an audacious plan in conjunction with Diarmaid Lynch of Switch New Media. The plan was that we’d run a tech event (with a twist). But what made this an audacious plan was that we’d live stream it and allow live chat in real time, using...
Where to now?

Where to now?

I’ve worked at home for around 18 years. Admittedly, I’ve had the opportunity to get out and about from time to time. I’ve travelled a lot – across the UK and internationally. But now, of course, I just work from home. Travel is not really an option when international...
#BCW20

#BCW20

Bosch Connected World in Berlin was one big show. The IoT ecosystem attends in force but more than ever the focus is on how artificial intelligence and machine learning are integral to next generation products. 5G is on the verge of making possible more and more...
AI Round Tables

AI Round Tables

So what is Artificial Intelligence? Well, simply put, it’s where machines are taught (or teach themselves) to do things that we – humans – aren’t very good at.  Most of us aren’t good at car parking or finding our way in a place we’ve never been to before. Few of us...
City (R)evolution

City (R)evolution

One of the themes of this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona is the ‘fourth industrial revolution’. This ‘revolution’ is the move to a much more automated society. Therefore, it’s all about conjoining processes via ‘the network’, and machines making their own...
UK gets ready for GDPR

UK gets ready for GDPR

The first Queen’s speech, after the election of the new Conservative government in the UK earlier this year, made clear that the government would be introducing a new data protection law. This new law essentially paves the way for the UK to adopt the EU’s...