8 years, 11 months ago

That volcano’s gettin’ kinda busy…

That’s the view from my verandah here in Antigua Guatemala this morning: Volcan de Fuego has been kinda busy of late. (Click on the picture for a larger-size view.) To give an idea of scale, that’s on a 4x zoom on a wide-angle camera, so about the same as the perceived naked-eye view. It’s perhaps […]

10 years, 9 months ago

Moore's Law, Air Travel Tech and PAYG

Jim Peters, CTO at SITA wrote an interesting blog a few days back – though it started off with an Intel announcement, Jim was really commenting on increasing demand for computing power. I posted the following comment to his blog post.In a sense the bus…

10 years, 10 months ago

This is Landmark: Google's entry in a vertical industry ecosystem

Folks,In case you have not heard or read about it yet…please do take a note of this. It is a landmark development. It is an event which marks Google’s entry into an industry vertical ecosystem. On July 1, 2010, Google announced an agreement to acquir…

11 years, 18 days ago

UK Elections 2010 and IT – Labour Party Manifesto 2010

The Labour Party Manifesto 2010 which I referenced for the purpose of this blog can be accessed on this link.The most relevant mention of harnessing the power of Information Technology can be found in section 9:5 of the above listed document. The extra…

11 years, 24 days ago

A Good Cloud and A Bad Cloud…

An interesting time to write about cloud, what with the ash cloud from Iceland volcano grounding air travel in and out of Europe to complete halt. Usually the views from my office window are dominated by planes which are either taking-off or landing at…