Working from home will get ugly, but don’t blame the workers

By | June 30, 2020

Working from home has been a relative success story of these Covid-19 times, but from here on in it’s going to get ugly. Working from home isn’t for everyone, but that’s often because people haven’t tried it. Covid-19 has given a proverbial leg-up to those still wary of the fence. There are technology hurdles to overcome, as well… Read More »

How Covid-19 spreads: simulations and visualisations

By | June 23, 2020

This is a list of visualisations of how aerosols and droplets spread. While not all are related to Covid-19, they are relevant and worth watching. Happy to add more if anyone finds them.   Coughing A 3D model of a person coughing in an indoor environment – how an aerosol cloud travels in the air – YouTube A new,… Read More »

Covid and the Demise of Distance

By | May 18, 2020

I lost my brother the other day. Less than a month after losing my aunt, it is starting to feel like carelessness. And to be clear, neither of these deaths were down to Covid-19, at least not directly, and this column isn’t about Covid-19, at least not directly. But as I spent some virtual time alone with my… Read More »

How A Twitter Scrap, and Covid-19, Reveal a Disruption In Process

By | May 8, 2020

When is innovation just another stab at the past, and when is it revolutionary? When it becomes a bit of a Twitter storm in a teacup, is possibly when. Here’s an interesting case study in the offing: You might need to get your head around some unfamiliar terms, like bi-directional linking, breadcrumb navigation and transclusion. Or not. My… Read More »