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BBC World Service – Smell tech

At the end of this program is my piece on smell technology, if you like that kind of thing. BBC World Service – Business Daily, UK FinTech Mulls a Post-Brexit Future (with everything else going on it might seem a bit flippant, … Continue reading

01. July 2016 by jeremy
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BBC: Game of Drones

Here’s the BBC World Service version of my Reuters piece on drones from a few months back. Transcript below: America may still be the tech centre of the world — and it is — but regulatory dithering over whether and … Continue reading

27. July 2015 by jeremy
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BBC – Cybercrime: One of the Biggest Ever

My contribution to the BBC World Service – Business Daily, Cybercrime: One of the Biggest Ever.  Transcript below. Original Reuters story here.  If you think that all this cybersecurity stuff doesn’t concern you, you’re probably right. If you don’t have any … Continue reading

18. July 2015 by jeremy
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BBC: The Rise of Disappearables

The transcript of my BBC World Service piece on wearables. Reuters original story here.  Forget ‘wearables’, and even ‘hearables’, if you’ve ever heard of them. The next big thing in mobile devices: ‘disappearables’. Unless it really messes up, Apple is … Continue reading

10. May 2015 by jeremy
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BBC: Cluetraining Disruption

Has technology, convinced of its own rectitude, lost its sense of moral direction?  Disruptive innovation is one of those terms that worms its way into our vocabulary, a bit like built-in obsolescence or upselling. It’s become the mantra of the tech … Continue reading

27. February 2015 by jeremy
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BBC: Future connectivity

This is a version of my Reuters piece on connectivity (Reuters.com version: From balloons to shrimp-filled shallows, the future is wireless) which I recently recorded for the BBC World Service’s Business Daily.  The Internet may feel like it’s everywhere, but large pockets … Continue reading

15. August 2014 by jeremy
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BBC: Old Scams Made New

This is a column for a BBC World Service piece. It’s not Reuters content.  Of all the scams you’d have thought the old ‘I’m a general’s widow and am sitting on a whole pile of cash I want to share … Continue reading

30. May 2014 by jeremy
Categories: Internet life, Networks, Scams | Tags: , , , | 2 comments

Meshing and Stacking Away from Disaster

I’m often haunted by the folk in Wall-E, the movie where humans have abandoned Earth to trash, a small waste-collecting robot and a cockroach. That’s not the bit that scares me: it’s the space-bound humans who are ferried around on … Continue reading

16. April 2014 by jeremy
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WhatsApp: Silly Money or New Front in the Platform Wars?

It’s been a few days since Facebook announced to the world it had bought WhatsApp. And Rakuten bought Viber. You are forgiven if only one of those names rings a bell. so while I’m at it, let me throw in … Continue reading

01. March 2014 by jeremy
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You’re Never Alone With a Drone

Drones is a bad word to describe the future. We hear drones and we think bombs dropped unseen, we think surveillance and we think somebody talking incessantly about something not very interesting. But I’m a big fan of drones. Drones … Continue reading

19. February 2014 by jeremy
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