Monthly Archives: October 2013

Software as Silo

By | October 29, 2013

Software is a funny thing. How important is it? Apple has just announced it’s giving most of its away for free — effectively costing it some $900 million in the short term. Samsung has just convened its first developer conference in the hope of persuading more people to write software for its devices. Microsoft, known for its Office… Read More »

Autopsy as a Service

By | October 26, 2013

This is a piece I’ve recorded for the BBC  Is it possible to disrupt a business that is, well, dying?  Malaysian entrepreneur Matt Chandran thinks so. He wants to revive the post-mortem by replacing the scalpel with a scanner and the autopsy slab with a touchscreen computer. He believes his so-called digital autopsy could largely displace the centuries-old… Read More »