Blogging 365

New Year, New Start and all that…  Looking back, there’s no doubt that my blogging output has fallen away over the past few years as other forms of social contribution have risen (podcasts, Twitter, enterprise communities), and I want 2017 to be different.  I love that blog posts are the one form of created content […]

Gil Scott Heron

‘Mandate my ass!’

Not much has changed in 35 years… Full lyrics (via azlyrics): Well, the first thing I want to say is: Mandate my ass! Because it seems as though we’ve been convinced that 26% of the registered voters, not even 26% of the American people, but 26% of the registered voters form a mandate or a […]

Social Communications

My musings on Microsoft Teams

Microsoft announced Teams last week, a direct competitor to Slack, and a new component of Office 365. How does it compare to Slack, and where does this leave Microsoft, IBM and Jive?

Microsoft Surface Studio

Introducing Microsoft Surface Studio

Well this changes everything… Stunning design, brilliant innovation (love the ‘drafting table’-enabling hinges and dial), and truly pro-level performance. This or a 3-year-old Mac Pro? Not difficult to choose is it? Of course, this may all change again tomorrow. We shall see…

Ekta front view

Kodak announces Ektra smartphone featuring 21 megapixel f/2.0 lens

The EKTRA Smartphone announced yesterday is named and modelled after one of Kodak’s classic rangefinders. From the back it resembles a standard point-and-shoot camera, with an oversized (for phone standards) f/2.0 lens protruding from a faux black leather surface. When it comes to specifications, it has a 21 megapixel fast focus sensor, with 6-axis optical image stabilisation and 4K video capture. The device also packs an ‘industry leading’ 13-megapixel front-facing camera with Phase Detection Auto Focus (PDAF) and /f2.2 aperture.

Truth quote

Truth

All truth passes through three stages.

First, it is ridiculed.

Second, it is violently opposed.

Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.

#WomenNotObjects

Women Not Objects

As the married father of two daughters, this issue is being brought home to me right now… The rise of YouTube, Instagram and Snapchat as advertising media has not helped in any way – the problem just seems to get worse year-on-year. It has to stop. #WomenNotObjects