Category Archives: IT & Computing

The wonderful world of IoT

When talking IoT and digital connectivity to a data management professional, especially the sales variety just watch the body language. For them it means data centres, hybrid cloud, virtual machines, hyper-converged systems, in short, revenue. For most consumers, though, Internet of … Continue reading

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A case for Uberization and your role in shaping the future

While Social Media is focusing on the battle raging around the world between traditional cab/taxi services (Hackney cabs, you like ‘em or you don’t!) and “Sign Up to Drive” services a more disruptive change is taking place: the uberization of … Continue reading

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Beware of the Button Pushers!

A thought occurred to me the other day: And what if some obscure Machiavellian entity with a hidden agenda deliberately spread some very debatable ideas and theories around just to see what the universal reaction would be. You may think … Continue reading

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But whatever happened to annoyances.org?

They’ve killed annoyances.org and before you say “Who?” or  “And?” read on to understand why the demise of a long-standing source of support is so symbolic of the era for computer enthusiasts such as myself, and don’t be fooled by the … Continue reading

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Safe Net, Alternative Net, Dark Net. You choose!

Everything you do on the ‘net is monitored and moneyed, generally without you knowing it! A sobering thought isn’t it, and as the tendency today is to use internet for virtually everything, from filling out tax forms, banking, shopping, cooking … Continue reading

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Will the real Big Data please stand up?

With time on my hands just recently I decided to get to work on a pet project I’d been thinking about doing for quite a while. The project was to go through my e-music collection and have a look-see what … Continue reading

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The tenuous connection between altered images and Storage Wars.

So is the connection really that tenuous? Read on and see… In one of those all too rare moments now I was working with my middle brother on some “Nuts & Bolts” issues with a project he was realizing about … Continue reading

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