The Internet is Just a Prototype Lots of lovely links

A weekly reading list to stimulate thoughts about the (digitised) world you might want to live in.

The Internet is Just a Prototype More marvellous links

A reading list to stimulate thoughts about the (digitised) world you might want to live in.

Productivity and poverty: How can design thinking improve both?

Companies like Apple improve their products for everybody by paying attention to the needs of the few. What might we all learn from serving the poor?

Can there be competing QoS standards?

The old saying “the great thing about standards is there are so many to choose from” particularly applies to network QoS. How many do we really need?

Presentation for March livestream now available

You can preview the March livestream content on SlideShare.

Announcing digital20: Take back control of your data and identity!

You wouldn’t put your money in a bank that allowed deposits but not withdrawals. So why do you allow it with your most intimate and personal data?

Best of 2017

As is now traditional every year, here is the summary of the newsletters of the past 12 months.

The future of everything digital: Gordon Cook interviews Martin Geddes

A maestro of the Internet cognoscenti, Gordon Cook, has interviewed me, a minnow of the Internet commentariat.

Why I am optimistic about the future

The world seems to be in turmoil, with widespread fear, violence, and chaos. I see powerful forces for good, notably the Internet, displacing evil.

iPad Pro vs MacBook Pro Field test report

Every so often, I indulge myself with an off-topic article. Here’s a quick summary of my experience of temporarily using an iPad Pro in place of my usual MacBook Pro.