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5G Disruption: When? Perhaps?

The killer-app(s) to justify 5G investment have yet to emerge. This was published by the Irish Times on April 4th 2019. I recall my heated debate more than 20 years ago with a well-known CEO of a State-owned telecoms operator, … Continue reading

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How Do You Get Noticed at a Trade Show?…

Trade show season is upon us. My piece here was published by the Irish Times on 14th March 2019. What is the best way to get noticed? Spring is a prime time for trade conferences. Among many others, Mobile World … Continue reading

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Gig Economy and Consumer Safety

My piece here on the Gig Economy was published on 21st February 2019. Mark Paul wrote a perceptive assessment in an opinion piece on January 24th last. The business affairs correspondent of this newspaper observed the tension emerging between the … Continue reading

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Cutting the Cord: Tesla

Nikola Tesla has always been intriguing to me. He promised so much, and had a huge vision, raised a lot of capital, but ultimately did not seem to deliver on what he had hoped. My piece on him was published … Continue reading

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Voice-managed Applications

I wrote this on the potential move to voice managed apps,  over traditional “point-and-poke” apps.  It was published by the Irish Times on 13th December 2018. Are apps antiquated? Isn’t it a pain to have to search for an app … Continue reading

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Necessity as the Mother of Invention.

I gave this as a speech,  at the Irish Times Innovation Awards dinner.  It was then published on 22nd November 2018. Tuesday evening was the awards dinner for The Irish Times Innovation Awards. As chair of the judging panel, and … Continue reading

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A Rough Guide for Pitching Awards

I wrote this as background to the Annual Irish Times Innovation Awards,  for which I chair the judging panel,  It was published on 1st November 2018. After several years chairing the The Irish Times Innovation Awards final judging round, a … Continue reading

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