Financial Mail: I of the beholder (iOS10 review)

Almost every week of the year - and for several years running - I have written a technology or consumer product review for the Financial Mail. I loved working for the FM when I was a full-time staffer (six or seven years ago now). I first edited the FM Campus publication, and later held the position … Continue reading Financial Mail: I of the beholder (iOS10 review)

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Your TED in the clouds: Financial Mail

I recently interviewed Charlie Beuthin from Eduze - a content and digital start-up - for the Financial Mail. Below is an extract. You can read the full article here. CHARLIE Beuthin, CEO of digital media start-up company Eduze, is a self-described “content guy” who taught himself a bit of coding and development. He’s not the … Continue reading Your TED in the clouds: Financial Mail

Mobile money could help shut down state graft: Business Day

In October 2015, I was a guest of MasterCard, at the fascinating MasterCard Innovation Forum in KL, Malaysia. The rate of change and innovation around digital payments is startling, and exciting, and holds huge opportunity for changing the way we operate - as businesses, consumers, and even as states. Below is an extract of a … Continue reading Mobile money could help shut down state graft: Business Day

Navigating the tricky ethical terrain of big data: Business Day

This is an extract of a piece I recently wrote on the ethics of personal data commercialisation. This piece appeared in the print edition (on 6 July 2015) and on the website. TOM Cruise’s 2002 science fiction drama, The Minority Report, involved a world of sensors and machines that knew more about the humans they … Continue reading Navigating the tricky ethical terrain of big data: Business Day