Who do you trust most? Your doctor? Your significant other? Your parents? Probably. Your bank? Big business? Government? Well, if the last ‘Trust Barometer’ from Edelman is to be believed probably not, as it revealed that in the UK there is now less than 50 percent trust in the mainstream institutions of business, Government, media and NGOs to do the right thing.Read more
In 2009 Apple started to use the slogan ‘There’s an app for that’ to promote the iPhone - ‘There’s an app for that’. You can see one of the adverts below.Read more
When I can't find anything to read in the 99p section of the Kindle store, I find myself looking at my bookshelves to see what I can reread. However, every now and again I find a book which was acquired in a fit of over exuberance and which hasn't ever been read. This is what happened a few days ago when I picked up a book called 'Men, ideas and tanks'.
If you are a regular reader, you will know that back in August last year (2015) I took the decision to go it alone and setup shop by myself. Since then a number of friends have taken the plunge and gone freelance as well and I have found myself giving each of them the same advice about what they should do with their digital footprint.
Last Sunday (1st May 2016) was 5 years since the CIA raid which killed Osama Bin Laden. A significant event I think we can all agree. How did the CIA choose to remember this? Yes, that's right they choose to relive this highly secret raid by ‘live tweeting' as if it was happening now.
A few weeks ago when I was working in a client's office I overheard someone ask a colleague ‘What is the difference between a Blackberry and a Raspberry?' My immediate reaction was to turn around and say that you can't really compare the Blackberry smart(ish) phone and the Raspberry PI credit card sized computer. It was only after I had turned around did I realise that they were talking about fruit.Read more
Ok, it's a bit of a cliché but I genuinely find time away from work and the usual daily routine (aka a holiday) a spur to thinking and planning. This usually results in ambitions plans and extensive to do lists. This year, I am trying a different approach - a set of new years resolutions.Read more