U is for usability

This post is part of a series, “Digital: From A to Z,” that explores what it means to be digital. What’s in your A to Z of digital? Find me on Twitter @Max_Hemingway or leave a comment below. Usability is something that we have learnt and adapted within the human race for thousands of years through using and […]

E is for evolution

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This post is part of a continuing series, “Digital: from A to Z,” that explores what it means to be “digital” from A to Z, broken down into individual blog posts diving deeper into various subjects. Check back regularly to see continuing posts as I work my way through the alphabet and let me know: What’s […]

5 killer use-cases for augmented reality in the enterprise

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Mark Zuckerberg recently announced a 10-year roadmap for Facebook. Augmented reality and virtual reality (AR/VR) are central to his vision for the future of the Internet, and Facebook has even announced plans for consumer AR glasses. Some see this as Zuckerberg signing the death-warrant for the smartphone. After all, who wants to be tied to a smartphone screen when you can have smart-glasses […]

The letterbox problem with voicebox assistants

There are lots of voice activated tools and services now available from software on your PC and in your car to physical hardware you can place around your home. These devices and associated requests are becoming everyday occurrences, “Alexa, whats the weather” to“Siri, recipe for Chocolate Cake” (too many to list). The two main ways to […]

2017: Moving beyond the ‘post-truth’ phenomenon

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The Oxford Dictionary named “Post-Truth” the word of the year for 2016. It was a year when political rhetoric based on emotions rather than facts tapped into the social psyche across much of the Western world, a trend that drove significant decisions that surprised many. Whilst pundits will continue to examine and explain this phenomenon, as will […]

After Pokémon Go craze, what’s next in augmented reality?

In a world of Pokemon Go, the AR acronym has become very trendy, so it’s worth reminding ourselves that augmented reality is defined as “the interaction of superimposed graphics, audio and other sense enhancements over a real-world environment that’s displayed in real time.” If you clicked on the hyperlink, you would have noticed that this definition […]