My Dublin Web Summit Talk – Enabling and Celebrating The Doers

I gave a new talk on the Digital Marketing stage at Dublin Web Summit this week. It was called Enabling and Celebrating The Doers. It was only a 15 minute slot, but the theme was to take a quick peak at the developer community; its size, make up, and what…

The Effect of Software People on Telco

On July 3, 2013, Posted by , In News, By ,,,, , With No Comments

Ok this is a longer than normal post. Much longer. 3,000+ words in fact. Grab yourself a cup of coffee before tackling. This is the narrative to the embedded presentation, The Effect of Software On Telco. Reading this post is a kind of substitute for seeing it delivered live. I’ve…

HashBang meet NearNote

On September 19, 2012, Posted by , In HashBang.TV, By ,,, , With No Comments

The latest episode of HashBang is out. In the lastest show we meet Will and Matthias from NearNote – they are the dictionary definition of student entrepreneurship. Despite both still being at UCL they have rather impressive CV’s including IBM, Shell, writing for Wired, Barclays, and oh yeah setting up and running…

Young Rewired State 2012 Festival of Code Live Blog #yrs2012

On August 10, 2012, Posted by , In Live, By ,, , With No Comments

Join me from 10:00am on Saturday 11th August for live coverage of the show and tells.

Making Telecoms the Essential Spice of Every Business Ecosystem: The Slow, Painful Rise of APIs in Telecoms

On March 30, 2012, Posted by , In News, By ,,,,, , With No Comments

Another good Telco API presentation from Alan Quayle. Worth a quick read. Making Telecoms the Essential Spice of Every Business Ecosystem: The Slow, Painful Rise of APIs in Telecoms View more presentations from Alan Quayle

Write up of MUSIC Tech Pitch 4.5

On March 28, 2012, Posted by , In News, By ,,,,,, , With 2 Comments

Last night I had the pleasure of being asked to sit on the judging panel for MUSIC Tech Pitch 4.5 held at EMI’s London office. This was the second music focused pitching event organised by 2Pears.  The evening was opened by Andria Vidler, CEO of EMI Music UK & Ireland….

Options to monetise Mobile Apps

On March 22, 2012, Posted by , In News, By , , With No Comments

On Thursday I participated in openMIC13, which was part of the awesome Bath Digital Festival. Congrats to Mike Ellis and the team for pulling together such a comprehensive and successful series of events. A highlight from the morning session was a talk by Kieran Gutteridge of Intohand who provided a…

Episode 5 of HashBang.TV is live “The Picture Perfect StartUp”

On March 21, 2012, Posted by , In News, By ,, , With No Comments

The latest episode features Oded Ran from Touchnote. Watch the video version below, and check out the Podcast for extended content.

TIOBE Software: Tiobe Index

On March 18, 2012, Posted by , In News, By , With No Comments

TIOBE Programming Community Index for March 2012 March Headline: JavaScript surpasses Perl and Python JavaScript is now at position 8 in the TIOBE index. Since websites depend more and more on JavaScript, it is expected that JavaScript’s popularity will rise further in the near future. Another interesting observation is that…

Popcorn Horror App Aims To Change Way Movies Are Made

On March 14, 2012, Posted by , In News, By ,,, , With No Comments

The idea of short form video content on mobile has been around for about a decade, but the secret to success content business is always the quality of the content, an audience, and a business model. A new start up from Glasgow may have cracked the model. Popcorn Horror is…