technology

Feb
14
Spotify is trying to become podcasting's gatekeeper. We musn't let them.

Spotify is trying to become podcasting's gatekeeper. We musn't let them.

While Spotify's acqusition of The Ringer is good news for the journalists involved, it's part of a worrying trend in podcasting
5 min read
May
21
Microsoft does sci-fi offices really well

Microsoft does sci-fi offices really well

Strange how Microsoft have finally got good at making corporate tech look sexy.
Feb
25
Twitter’s abuse problem is, at heart, a technology problem

Twitter’s abuse problem is, at heart, a technology problem

This is a damning summation of Twitter’s structural problems: “It’s a technology company with crappy technologists, a revolving
1 min read
Dec
14
Don't ban children from using smartphones - teach them to use them responsibly

Don't ban children from using smartphones - teach them to use them responsibly

The techno panic about children and phones is unnecessary - this is an education issue.
2 min read
Oct
03
Amber Rudd is unfit to regulate technology

Amber Rudd is unfit to regulate technology

It’s not often I make a statement as bald as the one in the headline of this post, but
1 min read
Sep
28
The Siri seduction

The Siri seduction

For the last few mornings, my five year old daughter has spent a significant amount of time figuring out what
1 min read
Feb
26
iPad: the almost device

iPad: the almost device

MG Siegler on almost being able to switch full-time to his iPad – but not quite: This is especially frustrating to
1 min read
Oct
28

Misreporting the TalkTalk hacking

Tom Morris does an excellent job of highlighting the flaws in the reporting of the TalkTalk hack: What’s curious
1 min read
Sep
17
No LeWeb in 2015

No LeWeb in 2015

For the first time since 2005, we don’t have a LeWeb this year: LeWeb takes a break in 2015
1 min read
Jul
28
Losing my Apple Pay virginity

Losing my Apple Pay virginity

An experience in using Apple's new payment mechanism.
1 min read