Posts Tagged: 'technology'

Putting the Artificial In Artificial Intelligence

My son shared this video with me over the weekend, and it really made me chuckle. I guess we don’t need to worry about AI taking over quite yet…

On Siri, Privacy and Consistency

Apple talks often and proudly about respecting its users privacy, about not sharing or storing information ‘in the cloud and about using machine learning and algorithms on the users device. About not sharing or storing information ‘in the cloud. About using machine learning and algorithms on the users device.   Yet despite all talk of Read the article…

Power = Knowledge

I am what is known as a “knowledge worker”. I don’t make or create anything tangible; in the old days I might have been called a “paper pusher”, these days “pixel pusher” is more accurate. I’m employed for my expertise and experience, and for my leadership and management skills – all rather cerebral and intangible. Read the article…

Distraction Sickness

“Just look around you — at the people crouched over their phones as they walk the streets, or drive their cars, or walk their dogs, or play with their children. Observe yourself in line for coffee, or in a quick work break, or driving, or even just going to the bathroom. Visit an airport and Read the article…

Welcome to Cornwall

Obviously Photoshopped but also so very true. Cornwall is one of my favourite places and to me the almost complete lack of phone and data coverage is a feature not an issue.

Visual Voicemail on EE

I’d always assumed that visual voicemail was an Apple invention, I hadn’t come across it before the launch of the iPhone and it seemed a classically Apple solution to a terrible experience, however Wikipedia suggests it predated the iPhone by some years. But I digress, can you digress in the first paragraph? Anyway, we continue… When Read the article…