Understanding and Leveraging Cryptocurrencies and the Blockchain with Peter McCormack (MDE278)

Peter McCormack is one of the pioneers in bitcoin and cryptocurrencies. Having literally fallen into the space, Peter is now an experienced cryptocurrency trader, miner, blogger, podcaster and advisor, cruising the world and advocating cryptocurrencies. In this podcast, we discuss … Continue reading

Baas Jaam Virtual Reality Entertainment Centre in Tallinn Estonia

During my visit to Tallinn Estonia, I had the chance to discover the first (and largest) Virtual Reality (VR) Entertainment Centre, Baas Jaam. Located on the southern tip of the old town of Tallinn, with a rather unassuming facade, Baas … Continue reading

Somnai – An original immersive experience with a purpose

Thanks to the recommendation of a friend’s daughter, I got plugged into an original multi-reality immersive experience in London, called SOMNAI, created by a London-based company, DotDotDot. It’s an ambitious new form of entertainment. Much of the press that I … Continue reading

SXSW 2018 – Storytelling And Tech: A Book By Another Cover

South By Southwest (SXSW) remains my highlight event of the year in terms of getting inspiration, meeting new people and checking out where the world is in regard to the digital/new tech revolution. And 2018 was another bonanza affair with … Continue reading

What’s the best iPhone case?

I wonder how many times an iphone is dropped on average? How often do they fall on their sides, front, corner?  How frequently do they break (broken down by sex, age…)? Speaking for myself, I drop my iphone roughly twice … Continue reading

Panasonic develops Robot Hairwash for Elderly Care

Panasonic’s R&D has come up with a great new tool to help in elderly care.  Essentially, the apparatus is designed to help wash infirm or elderly patients in hospitals, eliminating a laborious work for the nurses. As reported in the press … Continue reading

Ontologies and the Semantic Web – The future of Knowledgement Management?

If you are like me, you will have said, “what on earth is an ontology?” Some form of scientific anthology? Well, I first came across the word “ontology” here, a post in which Professor Michael Wesch from Kansas University said/wrote … Continue reading

The future of Mainstream Media in today’s world of citizen journalism…

Why the decline of traditional Main Stream Media? Why the decline of Mainstream Media? This question has been argued and tossed around in many a media organization’s board room over the course of the last five years. Clearly, for news … Continue reading