Consumer IT: Services and Simplicity

People often ask me my opinions on various bits of technology they’re considering buying and 2011 has been a year of lots and lots of technology, so I thought I’d write up what technology has impacted me the most over the last 12 months.

Principally, I’ve noticed two trends evolving in the way I approach my personal and professional technology: services and simplicity. Continue reading “Consumer IT: Services and Simplicity”


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In an era of increasing specialization, I seem to be fixated with being a generalist. My biggest strength and weakness is I find everything interesting. Everything.

There will be blog posts about photography, artificial intelligence, enterprise technology, quantum physics, history, emergent behaviour, programming, Japan and much more. That said, I’ll happily admit I’m no expert in any of these fields.

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