Wednesday, 6 March 2013

"Wristband computers" - the rise of the iWatch, the Pebble, and a few dozen others

You may not want one yet, but there's an increasing amount of buzz about the reinvention of the wristwatch.

No complaining about small screens please. You won't be playing console games on it, that's for sure. But what will you use your wristwatch of the future for?

Here's my article about it on Huffington Post.

Monday, 28 January 2013

The unobtrusive web

Do we stare at computers too much? Do we seem to prefer reality when it's framed inside a small shiny rectangle? I wonder if we will look back at this phase in our tech evolution as the time when we were overly distracted by the Internet.

Looking forward to a time when the web is less in the way.

I've written an article about this on Huffington Post.

Huffington Post: Building The Unobtrusive Web

Friday, 12 October 2012

NABS Fast Forward

I've been thoroughly enjoying helping out at NABS as a Fast Forward mentor this year.

NABS is the National Advertising Benevolent Society, founded in 1913 to support the marketing and advertising industry. They offer unbeatable courses for fast-tracking industry newcomers, and they offer support for everyone who works in the industry. We are lucky to have such a useful and well-run organisation.

We're half way through the Fast Forward course 2012, mentoring some of the brightest minds in the industry. Here's my commentary on the most recent session.