Sony SmartEyeglass

So much gold here, as reported by VentureBeat and Re/code. Sony’s new SmartEyeglass developer edition glasses seem like an April Fools video accidentally released a few weeks early. My favourite comment is from Kenneth Li, editor in chief at Re/code: …

Taking a compliment

An interesting social experiment where a women decided she’d agree with compliments men gave her. The results are pretty interesting – summary:  she mostly got criticised, called vain, and even abused. The issue is probably not a gender one (eg if …

Terrorpolitical football

Oh the lols, as reported by the New York Times on a comment by UK Prime Minister David Cameron: Mr. Cameron, who has started to campaign ahead of a national election in Britain in May, said his government, if elected, …

How to survive the robot age

Just spout bullshit: Be a multi-disciplinary, insatiably curious person who knows how to use the tools to model ideas and create prototypes. Possessed of an open mind and few fixed ideas about how things should be done, you nonetheless have …

Facebook and teenagers

While the usual caveats about a post with the opinions of one person (a teenager), that aims to provide insight into a group (US teenagers) apply of course, it’s still really interesting. These points jumped out at me: Facebook: In short, many …

Jeff Bezos will never win

An illuminating article about Jeff Bezos and the Amazon Fire Phone fiasco. Well worth a read. Will be interesting to see how this pans out over the next 5 years. If Amazon do get a future version of the phone right …

Apple Software Quality

Marco’s post is getting a lot of attention at the moment, and for good reason – it eloquently summarises the frustration a lot of Apple users are currently experiencing: We now need to treat Apple’s OS and application releases with …

Thinking of the customer

When running a business there’s always tension between what’s best for your business versus what’s best for your customer. Dan Counsell’s post on providing access to Mac Apps outside the App Store is a good example of that tension (emphasis mine): …