It’s been a very long while since I last posted anything. I’m sure your all very aware of the global doom we are deep into now. This has had a massive impact upon my life. My wife left her job in Feb to look after her terminally ill mother and I was temporarily put on … Continue reading Covid-19 work blues
Not so recently announced the British Royal family and more specifically William And Kate talked about the Earthshot Prize or pledge. This is a global prize to tackle climate issues, pledging "a decade of action to repair the Earth". Five winners will each receive the Earthshot Prize each year from 2021 to 2030. The cash … Continue reading Earthshot, and the need for innovation.
Google has recently halted all sales of its Daydream View VR headset, siting that they don't see a future for phone based VR. This is however short term future they talk about. Long-term future however there is still optimism, they just feel VR is still 7-10 years away from being marketable. The BBC said … Continue reading VR Gone? – Google and the BBC scrap VR projects.
VR or Virtual Reality is still to this day a yo-yo hot and cold IT concept. There are those in VR development and ultra pro's who live and breath the potential. Then there are those that sit in the camp that thinks even after all this time VR is still a gimmick. We hear now … Continue reading Horizon – Facebook’s new VR venture
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
We all get some form of workplace burnout at some point in our lives and the world of technology is no slouch in these high stakes. According to some, over 60% of employees who work in technology experience burnout at some time. Quite high in industry comparisons. Tech is ubiquitous with fast moving change, and … Continue reading IT career burnout – When is the best time to work in IT?