Beware the buzz word – Part 1

You know that bit in Shampoo adverts where someone says “And now for the science bit”… I was always pretty comfortable with assuming that the person talking over the ad didn’t really understand the science that much. Earlier in my rather long working life, I was in sales. And of…

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E3 and the XBox 180

This years E3 was the funniest episode of the Apprentice EVER! And I can’t wait to see who gets fired. The more I think about it, Microsoft simply did every single thing wrong. From the naming of the console all the way through to their greedy DRM circus. This was…

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The Mobile Disability

As an early mobile web adopter, I’ve been a disabled web citizen for over 16 years now. I’m of course referring the the way mobile browsers view the internet And ever since I uploaded those clumsy first WML files to the BBC servers back in 2001, launching BBC Mobile, I’ve…

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Customer vs Convenience

The swipe card will kill coffee shop loyalty.  At least for many. However more secure and fraud-free a swipe-able card may be for Starbucks or Costa, the simple lack of visual pull for the user who is X away from a free one, will fail to stimulate that consideration in…

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