PW @TheExperienceNetwork

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Technology is great - when it's smart and when it works

I’m not sure if it’s because there’s tech all around us and we’ve had years and years of “plug and play” but I’d really like to understand the frustration I experience shortly after I get some new tech. I mean why does so much tech take so much effort to get it working properly? Read more


Kickstopper and Indienono

What a fantastic idea it was – to crowdfund the development of cool new tech, new gadgets and stuff that the mainstream manufacturers thought too risky. And what a shame that it has developed into a den of iniquity, of unfulfilled promises and downright lies from those running the campaigns. Read more

Bloated apps

Bloated apps or developer diets?

Here’s a thought – have you seen just how much of your phone’s memory is taken up by your apps? I think you may be staggered to see that it’s a pretty big chunk of your total available memory! In fact have you noticed how big some of these apps are getting? Here’s just a selection of the “A” apps on my phone. Read more


That's just the name of the company

Those of you who have reached well into middle age or are comedy geeks will have spotted that the title of this post is a Monty Python reference - but more of that later...I really wish that I had the practical gene, you know, the one that allows you to be a DIY god, to transform your home at a fraction of the cost and to the envy of all men like me - but I don't! Read more


no-reply@ email addresses - should they be banned?

Well obviously the answer is yes - but let's understand why that's the case.For starters let's take a quick look at just at what experts in the field of email have to say. Read more


Prescience - not just improving the present!

To quote that prescient genius Douglas Adams...The Joo Janta 200 Super-Chromatic Peril Sensitive Sunglasses have been designed to help people develop a relaxed attitude to danger. They follow the principle "what you don't know can't hurt you" and turn completely dark and opaque at the first sign of danger. This prevents you from seeing anything that might alarm you. Read more


Business as usual...

As you get older you keep hearing or seeing or reading stuff that makes you think - hang on I've seen/heard/read something like that before - whether it's fashion (No!  Please do NOT bring back flares!), music (whether intentionally as in sampling or "unintentionally" as in My Sweet Lord and others) or books and articles about business. Read more


Just take my damn money...please!

Look I'm all in favour of Tim Berners-Lee's idea that the World wide Web should be free for everybody but sadly there are too many people out there today who insist on screwing it up by riddling the useful content with highly intrusive, extremely irrelevant and hugely irritating advertising! Read more