For anyone that missed it, here’s the Ronnie Corbett and Harry Enfield sketch from the Christmas special about problems with technology. If you’ve already seen it, it bears repeating – especially for the final gag. It’s fork handles for the iGeneration. Continue reading My blackberry is not working
We’ve just uploaded a Special Report (note grandiose use of Title Case, it’s that good) on the future of mobile phones, featuring fantastic forecasts from famed futurologist Jonathan Mitchener. Plus this cool period photo of Captain James T Kirk looking snappy in mustard polyester. Check it out! Continue reading The future of mobile phones
‘iPhone brings Star Trek to the modern world’ claims the Times story headline: Apple has placed video calling at the centre of its new iPhone, [a feature that] that got the 5,000 crowd at the Worldwide Developers Conference most excited. Steve Jobs, founder and chief executive of Apple, introduced the new service to whoops of delight when he called to Jony Ive, the company’s British-born designer. “I grew up with The Jetsons and Star Trek, just dreaming about video calling. Now it’s real,” Mr Jobs said. However, as any Trekkie know, the handheld devices features in the cult sci-fic series were … Continue reading Jobs’ ‘Star Trek’ videocall gaffe
Fantasy presentations from the conference agenda for Social Media Forum Europe 2011. Continue reading Tweeting: ‘blogging for morons’?
Thomas ‘Ecademy’ Power is back, bringing a welcome voice of experience and caution to the gung-ho geekery permeating the Social Media World Forum. As enterprises gush and rush to embrace Twitter to drive core sales, Facebook to build critical customer communities, and LinkedIn to consolidate valued B2B relationships (and find key staff to recruit) how many CIOs consider the fact that all that irreplaceable data that they are basing so much sales and marketing activitiy on does not actually belong to them? It belongs to yer Twitters, Facebooks, YouTubes, LinkedIns, etc. And as they -the socnet platforms – introduce new … Continue reading Supine tigers, gaping maws