After a month of still writing '16 on anything that requires the date, I've finally switched over to '17. 2017. Holy shit. It's basically the future. And while we still don't have flying cars, we do have self-driving cars, super-hero mobile connections and we're not just interacting with each other, we're interacting with things. Who … Continue reading Digital Buzzwords 2017
For the first time, Europe's biggest tech and digital conference descended on warm Lisbon instead of rainy Dublin. Originally from the Emerald Isle, Web Summit had simply gotten too big, putting a strain on Dublin's infrastructure. Portugal, and Lisbon in particular, has been eager to pull in startups to fuel new growth into their economies. It … Continue reading Highlights from Web Summit 2016 in Lisbon
5 years ago, the world lost one of its most revered individuals. A lot has changed in the past five years, but if anything, Steve Jobs's status as a modern idol has only grown in death. Yet as I rifle through Facebook with posts laden with RIPs I can't stop thinking, do people really understand why … Continue reading Why Do We Idolize Steve Jobs?
Finally I'm not alone in my belief anymore. I said it when the iPhone 6 came out. I said it when the S version came along: Apple's iPhones are no longer instantly recognizable. They look like every other smartphone on the market. But as an Apple consumer I held out hope that the iPhone 7 … Continue reading iPhone 7: A Continuation Of Underwhelming Design Since the Death of Steve Jobs