In Episode 13 of the Redcert Podcast I spoke with Sarah, Jennie and Grace Mc Ginn. They’re serial entrepreneurs and they’re doing it again with OPSH. I’ve been talking to quite a few women-in-tech recently and I was curious to hear what the Mc Ginn sisters had to to say about tokenism towards women in technology and we also got to chat about women coders – and, where are they?
In this podcast episode I got to talk with Claire McHugh, who co-founded Axonista with Daragh Ward. We chatted about how Claire's early work with WAP, what Twitter means for second-screen, how event television and social media co-exist and, a little philosophy.
October 9, 2013
Tomorrow, Blackberry will release a letter to media outletss worldwide. When I got news of this tonight, I stumbled mentally for a moment. I thought it reminiscent of the "There is life after Apple" Chiat/Day letter from Steve Jobs in the Wall Street Journal 25 years ago. For a minute I allowed techno-romance to gnaw at me, but only for a minute. Tomorrow's open missal from Blackberry reminds me more of a fake letter that appeared in Chinese newspaper, The Southern Metropolis Daily a couple of months ago, and then found it's way around China via the micro-blogging Weibo.
October 14, 2013
Mavshack.com, the video on-demand streaming company has agreed a partnership with MyPhone, the leading distributor of phones in the Philippines. Mavshack is a leader in streaming local content to global populations and Mavshack Philippines is the first of several content channels being delivered worldwide. Mavshack operate a multi-platform service similar to Netflix in the Philippines, costing around 210 Philippine Pesos, the equivalent of five dollars per month.
July 22, 2013
Last night I tweeted a link to the Press Release from NASA regarding their success with testing a rocket engine injector made through additive manufacturing, or as we say these days, 3D printing. What surprised me was the reaction I got via re-Tweets, messages and people just saying 'wow!'. I think what caught people's attention was the potential highlighted by the success in NASA's test, the potential for manufacturing and for business.
July 16, 2013