I've heard horror stories and lived a few in my time but one such major cock up came to my attention this week. Helping to deliver a major project, I have the privilege to sign off certain things. One such area is testing and specifically in this instance UAT testing for an up and coming … Continue reading Company use of Web Browser compatibility mode major mistake
Throughout my IT life you quickly come to realise the obvious statement that tech moves on fast. Probably more than any other sector to be fair. So to keep up with everything that's going you have to pick sides or avenues to follow. Developers pick a few languages to specialise in rather than knowing a … Continue reading Future tech choices.
As a young child, I started my technology and specifically programming journey using the Commodore 16 and 64 when I was 8 to 10 years old. Creating simple graphics like moving spheres and other blocks across the screen or learning about loops by making a word repeat a number of times by command in Commodore … Continue reading C64 Mini – The NEW Commodore has arrived.
Having a Masters degree in Big Data I always like to read about news, views and developments around the subject. I recently read the following article (https://www.wired.co.uk/article/uta-firth-facebook-google-data-garbage) and got to thinking. While it is true to an extent that there can indeed be an over emphasis on Big Data and AI solving all our needs … Continue reading The big problem with Big Data.
I read an article on the BBC website (https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-45919700) and got to thinking about the ever-moving development around blockchain technology. Has blockchain peaked with cryptocurrency? Will other uses of the underlying tech prove more valuable? There is undoubtedly a drive to make the most out of blockchain with smart contracts and other transactions but will … Continue reading Is blockchain living up to the hype?
If you EVER get to thinking that a life in IT is for you then you must be prepared to accept and embrace change. If you can't, then IT is really not for you. If you want a job that you can learn and become an expert at then do the same thing for 30 … Continue reading Prepare for change