The tech industry very seldom uses words or phrases that offer an accurate metaphor for what is going on. However, in the case of ‘man-in-the-middle’ attacks, they are literally what they sound to be. When browsing the internet, sending email, or doing online banking or shopping – your experience will create the illusion that there…Read More
It’s rumoured that Apple will shake the industry with the launch of its iPhone 7 later this year and abandon the standard headphone jack in favour of their own proprietary Lightning connector. I discuss the pros and cons of such a move and argue (again) for the need for industry to agree standards and consumers to enforce them.Read More
All cars are the same… or are they? Why are those little differences between vehicles that get in the way of you keeping your eyes fixed on the road? Why has the auto-industry only embraced a limited form of standardisation in the design of cars?Read More
“On a scale of 1-to-5, from very dissatisfied to very satisfied, what do you think…”
Find out how technology will soon bring an end to these pointless surveys, and how we’ll all be back to expressing our feelings, in our own words soon.
What can we learn from the natural world to help us build better human – computer interfaces? Is the bombardment of information from machines (both visual and audible) sustainable? Can we find a better way? Find out.Read More