My top pick has to be CNN’s piece that researchers are working on 5G wireless technology that can carry 100 times more data. Whilst the article focuses on the technological impact, the real benefit has to be to mobility across society. A super-speed 5G network may be the final piece in the puzzle to free-up workforces […]
“We don’t need no education” – Pink Floyd, The Wall I’m showing my age, but when I was at school we wouldn’t dare talk back to a teacher, never-mind try to bully them. Which is why my top pick today is so disconcerting. The UK’s ‘Independent’ newspaper reports that 21% of 7,500 teachers polled have been bullied by pupils […]
The most prominent trend from the headlines below is the migration of two major firms towards big data. Microsoft and Twitter have both indicated this is key to their future strategy. Whilst this is yet another inevitable step towards the intersection of big data and social media. I hope this collision of two major trends […]
When out canvassing, I regularly ask people to check out this blog or my twitter feed to find out more. Along with being asked how I make time for it all (and sometimes jokes about being a ‘twit’) I find that most people wonder why on earth politicians are wasting their time online.
I’m all for digital democracy, but watching councillors checking Facebook & Twitter during Full Council session, seems like Digital Hypocrisy to me. Check out my latest letter in the Herts Ad here (http://bit.ly/981trH)…
Bloggers evening out I was pleased to be asked to attend the Conservatives HQ event for a selection of the top Tory bloggers. I believe it was the first of its kind and it was great to put faces to names (or blog addresses in some cases). Along with the drinks and chat, Eric Pickles (that’s […]