Louis Richardson: When do we learn?

I’ve long been a huge fan of Louis Richardson’s presentation and story-telling style, and therefore it’s no surprise that delivers the most persuasive explanation of how collaboration and communication networks can be infused with cognitive/AI abilities to stimulate learning, mentoring and personal development

IBM Speech Sandbox

IBM Speech Sandbox

On the next WTF Tech podcast episode (to be published this week), Darren, Jesse and I spent a fair amount of time discussing Virtual Reality and our personal experiences with using the new technologies. One of the apps available for the Vive system via HTC’s VivePort solution marketplace is IBM’s Watson-based IBM Speech Sandbox.

IBM posts 4th quarter and full year 2016 results

From the official press release: Diluted earnings per share from continuing operations were $12.39, down 9 percent compared to the 2015 period. Net income from continuing operations for the twelve months ended December 31, 2016 was $11.9 billion compared with $13.4 billion in the year-ago period, a decrease of 11 percent. Or, as the register […]

Sir David Attenborough’s Story of Life

One of the most enjoyable educational apps I’ve yet experienced : Join broadcast legend Sir David Attenborough to explore more than 1000 of the greatest wildlife moments ever filmed. Explore the most comprehensive collection of Sir David’s work ever released online. Includes six decades of highlights from more than 40 landmark BBC programmes, including Planet […]

A few podcast recommendations for 2017

There has undoubtedly been a resurgence in podcast production in the past 2-3 years, with a number of focused audio podcast networks growing rapidly – organisations like Relay, 5by5, The Incomparable are launching new shows on a regular basis. Meanwhile, major broadcast corporations such as the BBC, CNN and PBS are putting an increasing number of their productions out in podcast format to allow replay and listing offline.

If it has been a while since you checked out podcasts as entertainment, I’d wholeheartedly recommend that you take some time to peruse some of those listed below. There’s some real gold to be found!