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Evolving “Super” Software Developers

Article is aimed at anyone looking to gain the edge in their software development team creation or advancement in the digital age. Concepts can be applied outside of sw dev at some level. Open to discussion - views are my own. UX is not just for Customers User Experience is an ever growing component of [...]

Advancing Human – Cyber Psychology.

"Computers are incredibly fast, accurate, and stupid; humans are incredibly slow, inaccurate and brilliant; together they are powerful beyond imagination. -Albert Einstein Connection. An ancient word. The meaning is "a relationship in which a person or thing is linked or associated with something or someone else." We use it in every walk of life. When [...]

Augmented and Virtual Reality: Now more about improving User Experience

We cannot eat popcorn wearing a virtual reality (VR) headset - Zaid Mahomedy : ImmersiveAuthority.com IIn 1995, the cringe worthy Johnny Mnemonic was released where he used a VR headset and gesture monitoring gloves to control the "future internet". Even though this movie was over 20 years ago, it is only in the past few [...]

Machine Learning 1.0 over Coffee

Article aimed at anyone (technical or non technical) who wants to understand the steps in Machine Learning at a high level. Readable in five minutes over coffee. I think. What is Machine Learning? Today we live in a world of seemingly infinitesimal connected devices, in both personal and commercial environments. The currency associated with these [...]

Man vs Machine: Why the competition?

With the continued evolution of industries such as Data Science and the Internet of Things, there is a mix of excitement and fear amongst the populous. Excitement for what they can do for our lives or businesses, but fear of what it will mean for humanity. The fears are normally sourced from the media or some [...]

Just how “Data Intelligent” is your company?

Whilst terms like "Big Data", "Data Analytics", "Business Intelligence" and "Data Science" have seemingly being around for many years, not a lot of companies have really understood the boundaries between these, and the interrelationships between them to lead their efforts in data to genuine business impact. Business impact is the key end goal from any [...]

CIT Guest Lecture on IoT

I'd like to point you to a recent lecture I did for the Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) on the Internet of Things. You can see it here. In the lecture I cover the following: Happy watching! -> Introducing the Internet of Things -> Understanding IoT -> How to Design for IoT -> Data Governance -> What [...]