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: 📅 February 19 - February 25 | Weekly update With Carnaval over, it was back to some serious work. I had a fairly eclectic week with some …

: 📅 February 12 - February 18 | Blog update Carnaval, productivity and AI 🥴 Source: https://www.moderntiki.com/velvet-ti-punch/ Where I live, …

: 📅 February 05 - February 11 | Weekly blog update A new contract My week was a little more stressful than I would have liked or anticipated. I teach …

: 📅 January 29 - February 04 | Weekly update I got a bonus day… because I forgot something I had a full week and week that brought some surprises …

: 🗞️ January 2024 - An Open Internet and Thoughts on Generative AI This is my first newsletter of 2024, and it’s a long one. I look forward to writing more during the …

: 🔬 Thoughts behind the research question I wanted to expand upon our thoughts on the research question for our proposal at the Stanford …

: 📅 January 22 - January 28 | Why did we build this surveillance machine? Internet governance training and being spied on by Meta I started a new training course from the …

: 🔬 Online safety research in the Caribbean - The process Following on from the announcement we made relating to the research proposal, the next bit of news …

: If you’re interested, last month, I presented a case study on CBDCs in the Caribbean for an …

: 🔬 Online safety research in the Caribbean I’m pleased to announce that I have been working with Michele Marius on a call for proposals from …

: 📅 January 15 - January 21 | Deadlines and an LP12 Deadline approaching I had another week of lots of things running simultaneously. I spent several …

: 📅 The ARIN Fellowship - Why This Fellowship Is for Everyone After umming and ahhing for a couple of years this summer, I decided to apply for the ARIN …

: What a wonderful and fun design the new Rabbit RI AI Assistant is. But I just can’t shake the …

: 📅 January 07 - January 14 | Proposal Writing and Presentations January updates I don’t know about you, but I feel like the first two weeks of 2024 have rolled off …

: 📅 What Dunbar's Number Gets RIght We can argue whether it is fifty, one hundred and fifty or a thousand. But we can’t argue that …

: As an independent consultant, I can choose how I spend my time. This morning, I presented on the …

: 📅 January 01 - January 07 | New Year's Note Kicking off the new year with a new site and a renewed profile The first week after the new year is …

: Thanks @manton for the eBook format. Not sure if it is my download, but on page 98 (for me), …

: 📅 December 25 - December 31: Taking a break and end of year thoughts 2023 came to a close, and I’m pretty glad to see the back of it I’m pretty happy that the year …

: 📅 December 18 - December 24: Winding down I had a busy week finishing the teaching hours for the three institutions I work for. That took up a …

: 🗞️ The future of The Future is Digital Tolerating intolerance is not a good strategyWhen I started this newsletter, I deliberately chose a …

: 📅 December 11 - December 17: Starting to wind up the year Like most weeks, I had a bit of teaching to do on various subjects. I teach a little AI, some pure …

: 📅 December 04 - December 10: BTBS (Big Tech BullShit) My week was pretty busy with a few projects and a lot of teaching. I teach at a couple of local …

: 📅 November 27 - December 03: A mixed and busy week despite not advancing much Where did the week go? I had a few days to work on several projects but didn’t advance too well. I …

: 📅 November 20 - November 26: Flowing thoughts I’m sitting here on a Sunday evening, looking at the options for consolidation of some of my …

: 📅 November 13 - November 19: Teaching new students I had another busy week, starting a new class and teaching Microsoft technologies to a new group. I …

: 📅 November 07 - November 13: Zombie HomePod troubles and a busy week I had another very busy week in the end. It wasn’t planned that way, but it ended up being so. I had …

: 📅 October 31 - November 06: The best-laid plans… actually worked out :) If you follow along here, you’ll have noticed that I didn’t write anything last week. I didn’t …

: October 17 - October 23: Travel, Conference and a Hurricane thrown in! Well, that was an interesting week! A while back, I applied for a fellowship program with ARIN, the …

: October 10 - October 16: WTF SBF? I’m a little late with this as I’ve been travelling all weekend. Flight delays are always fun, but …

: October 03 - October 09: Nearly the end of the season My ARIN fellowship program is progressing well and I’m getting deeper into some of the topics on the …

: September 25 - October 01: Lots of moving parts I had a busy week with many moving parts that required a little patience and organisation. As …

: September 18 - September 24: Activity picking up August and September are an odd time as there is a big lull in activity, particularly economic …

: September 11 - September 17: Back to normal (ish) It’s been more of a getting-back-to-my-routine type of week. I had a lot of outstanding work that I …

: August 06 - September 10: With no notes here, you can probably guess that I have not been around for a while. I took an …

: Meta May Allow Instagram and Facebook Users in Europe to Pay to Avoid Ads Via The New York Times: The subscription plan is a response to European Union policies and court …

: July 31 - August 6: Transitions I called this post transitions because I had a week that will hopefully set me up for a transition …

: Facebook/Meta and highly personalised ads in the EU Highly personalised ads imply highly personalised data about you. Despite what Facebook/Meta and the …

: Digital Colonialism in action We’ll just walk in here, do what we want and won’t ask permission. Look over there, free money! From …

: A world slowly going mad The FT reports that Meta is about to introduce chatbots with different “personas” as a retention …

: July 24 - July 30: Research, writing and a couple of opportunities I spent most of the week organising things for my business and continued with the last bits of …

: The Metaverse: Just around the corner (if the corner is a galactic-sized outer arm) Mark Zuckerberg: Threads users down by more than a half - BBC News “He said work on the augmented …

: Digital IDs and Shitcoins Step 1: Create an AI that accelerates its adoption and forces the creation of AGI. Step 2: Roll out …

: July 19 - July 23: A rollercoaster week. Again. A bit of an up-and-down week, to be honest. I’ve been doing a lot of organising and thinking about …

: July 03 - July 16: A break. Off the rails, and some hope Despite writing a well-received article on cybersecurity and feeling that I had finally cracked it …

: June 26 - July 02: Newsletter done I finally got around to finishing off the newsletter in between training sessions and the odd site …

: 🗞️ Cybersecurity in the Caribbean A brief look at the state of affairs and a few recommendationsSorry for the hiatus. I *really* …

: June 12 - June 25: Tumultuous I didn’t get around to documenting and writing what happened the week before last. And to be fair, …

: June 05 - June 11: The week someone lied to me I won’t dwell on it, but it will remain in my consciousness and influence how I deal with that …

: May 29 - June 04: Last week Much like last week, the week started on a bank holiday. I know there are a lot of them in May in …

: I’m a British subject not proud of it From the Conversation: In announcing the scheme, then home secretary Amber Rudd apologised for her …

: May 22 - May 28: The week that was I’m trying to kickstart this mini-project to help me document and reflect on my life. So apologies …

: Hallucinations are not limited only to GenAI, they are also the domain of its creators During an onstage interview with Sam Altman with Azeem Azhar, as reported by the Verge: “My basic …

: AI hallucinations I should have linked to this article from Naomi Klein in the Gruaniad a while back. AI machines …

: “Officer Naughty” From the Grauniad: What a twisted little egotistical world we occupy currently. ‘It’s ok, as long as …

: Not My King 6 May 2023 — French West Indies

: Rumours of a new journaling app in iOS According to the WSJ, Apple is planning on releasing a journaling app that competes with existing …

: Take your coronation and shove it I, for one, will not be pledging allegiance to “the King”. Royalty is essentially a criminal …

: The Guardian: Meloni praises Sunak’s immigration policies on visit to No 10 From the Guardian: Not the kind of endorsement that I’d be comfortable with —more of an indication …

: A tale of two headlines From BBC News 24/04/2023: Also, from the same day: Both of these presenters got fired. Sacked. …

: Repeating the mistakes of AI past With the current news cycle being dominated by all things ChatGPT and AI, I thought it would be a …

: The open blockchain, my arse! More like Fraudola. In a Bloomberg article by Nick Baker called An NFT Just Sold for $532 Million, But Didn’t Really …

: WSJ: Meta to Let Users Opt Out of Some Targeted Ads, but Only in Europe From the Wall Street Journal. Meta Platforms Inc. is planning to let European users of Facebook and …

: Platformer: Microsoft just laid off one of its responsible AI teams What was I saying about that Silicon Valley mantra again? From Platformer: Some members of the team …

: First, drive people apart. Then sell them tech to bring them together. But only on our terms. And monetised. While I’m on the topic of bullshit and the onanistic nature of Silicon Valley, it seems the …

: “Move fast and break things”. - Silicon Valley’s mantra. I call bullshit. It’s been the mantra for some time now in the valley. Everyone benefits by moving fast and breaking …

: Facebook tests deliberately drain phone batteries As reported by 9to5 Mac from an article in the New York Post —I’ll leave you to make up your own …

: The End of Writing From ia.net. Soon, you won’t need to write much anymore. Artificial Intelligence will do it for you. …

: The enshittification of air travel Ever since the horrendous attacks on the World Trade Centre in 2001, the airlines and various …

: Apple AirTag tracks a big detour of luggage In an article on Apple Insider, a couple of Air Canada passengers followed their luggage after it …

: Revenue haemorrhage at Twitter. From The Information: A senior Twitter manager told employees that the company’s daily revenue on …

: The Before. A curated playlist of samples and originals I’ve been having a lot of fun curating a playlist of songs and the corresponding tracks they sampled …

: Microsoft’s new AI can simulate anyone’s voice with 3 seconds of audio Via Ars Technica: On Thursday, Microsoft researchers announced a new text-to-speech AI model called …

: AI is coming for the Lawyers too The term “low-hanging fruit” tends to invoke a particular disdain from me, given that it has been …

: A turning point for Social Media? I’m wondering if this is a turning point for Social Media. There’s a confluence of factors that are …

: From nested fiction to reality: The story of (allegedly) skimming $300K From The Verge: Like Superman III 8 January 2023 — French West Indies

: A brief history of maps From archdaily: Source: Wikimedia Commons When in what was called Junior School at the time, ages 7 …

: How Apple Daisy de-manufacturing machines battle e-waste From Wallpaper: Image source: Apple Daisy. Daisy… 6 January 2023 — French West Indies

: The more social, social network There’s a number which is called Dunbar’s Number. It’s around 150 or so. It’s a significant number …

: Key Bitcoin developer calls on FBI to recover $3.6M in digital coin Via Ars Technica: The irony! Oh, wait. We need a centralised system to police the blockchain thieves …

: Exodus, movement of Jah people The mass exodus to Mastodon continues. Over 9 million accounts were created, with 113,393 new users …

: The Dark Risk of Large Language Models From Wired: Unless you’ve been hiding, in a coma, or purposefully ignoring Social Media, you will …

: “what the fuck happened to my FTX account” Poor guy woke up from a 5-month coma after a car accident to find that FTX had shit the bed. …

: What Can We Learn from Barnes & Noble's Surprising Turnaround? From The Honest Broker: So many businesses and industries could learn a lot from this. Every time …

: Simple pleasures I’m sitting here listening to music at a volume I deem perfect, with a freshly brewed espresso. The …

: I don’t make predictions … … but I do think that Social Media, in general, will come to a reckoning over the next year or so. …

: “There is only one Pelé” From the Guardian: João Saldanha, the coach who helped shape that 1970 side, once said: “Ask me who …

: “What’s mine is mine, and what’s yours is mine.” Buying Instagram is best understood as part of a long pattern of Mark Zuckerberg coercing others …

: AI-Created Comic Has Been Deemed Ineligible for Copyright Protection CBR.com: The United States Copyright Office (USCO) reversed an earlier decision to grant a copyright …

: Ask, and ye shall receive File this under “I did not know that.” If you’re a researcher and you happen upon a scientific paper …

: That Steph Curry Video I don’t know if you’ve seen the video, but it is damn impressive. But I had doubts. Turns out, for a …

: Smoke & Mirrors and Innovation to Extinction Excuse the rambling. This is written in the true sense of blogging and started as a short blog post …

: A grain of sand [youtu.be/M2_eKX9iV...](https://youtu.be/M2_eKX9iVME) See more here. 23 December 2022 — French West …

: Oops. It wasn’t just account information… It was your passwords too! The Verge: If you have an account you use to store passwords and login information on LastPass, or …

: It’s only going to get worse According to the Guardian, “Cheating in professional exams is still a ‘live’ issue at the UK’s …

: Another “End of Era”: Terry Hall His voice and the Specials were part of the sound when we were growing up. Saddened to hear of his …

: End of an era: The final Boeing 747 is delivered after 50 years of production Reduced to a cargo plane today, this was probably the most important plane ever designed, developed …

: 🗞️ Smoke & Mirrors and Innovation to Extinction Writing a paper for an International journal resulted in a better understanding and stopped me in my …

: Freedom For a specific class, freedom always means freedom to do and say what they want, not what anyone …

: The Same Old Logical Conclusion Despite the odd way it works —and the new, sometimes, infantile terminology— Mastodon feels a lot …

: The Line I Will Not Cross Yesterday I wrote about how I’d likely dial-down Twitter use, but not leave the platform. Then this: …

: Not particularly social According to Insider Intelligence, as reported in the Grauniad, Twitter will likely lose 30 million …

: Crypto or Criminal? It is getting harder to tell whether Crypto actually means “Criminal”. Take this Reuters article, …

: Experiences and Timelines I had an odd experience last night. I say odd, but that’s making it sound more dramatic than it is …

: Hold my beer The world: “Surely it can’t get much worse than this now?” SBF: “Hold my beer…” …

: Themes If you listen to many podcasts in the tech space, particularly where a lot of Apple discussion takes …

: Design is how things work. Not how they look. In a New York Times article in 2003, Steve Jobs was quoted as saying: Most people make the mistake …

: 🗞️ Would you like to know more about the digital ecosystem in the Caribbean? Take a peek here...Rather than whine about how I’ve been busy and haven’t had the time or resources …

: 🗞️ How to tame Twitter Despite its best efforts to make you hate it.In a departure from some of the writing I’ve done here, …

: Web3 Part 2: Digital Money and web 3 follow up I recently appeared on a podcast with my friend and tutor for my Master’s, Jean-François Nantel, …

: Web 3.0 or Web 1.0 in sheep’s clothing? (Photo by Rahul Pugazhendi on Unsplash)After my recent hiatus from writing, I’m feeling good about …

: The Future is Digital is here to stay I have been on a hiatus for the last few months for several reasons. Most notably, I caught the …

: Computational In this essay, I explore the meaning and consequences of Computational Computing. It’s a deep …

: Marketing problem Science doesn’t have an execution problem. Science has a marketing problem. Conspiracies and fake …

: Internet fanboy I’ve been an internet fanboy for as long as I can remember —at least, as long as I learnt there was …

: M1 Happy Oh, my! I’m so happy with the new MacBook Air M1. It is everything that everyone said it was. The …

: It’s always them There’s and old saying in the Information Technology industry to describe the situation when the …

: On talking about Apple Music The app is an absolute unadulterated piece of shit. It’s buggy. It’s slow. Furthermore, it has a …

: Less is most likely more The answer to the problems created by technology is almost certainly not more technology. The likes …

: Thoughts on Clubhouse. Innovative Disruption in the Caribbean  I got on Clubhouse so you don't have toI recently got an invitation to Clubhouse from a friend. …

: A missed opportunity for Apple and Apple Music 🤷‍♂️ Despite being criticised, and rightly so for some products, much hi-fi equipment is far from being …

: It’s the little things No, scrap that. It’s the major things that make a difference. It is an absolute pleasure to no …

: Thoughts on Clubhouse I got on to Clubhouse, so you don’t have to. It is actually a fascinating idea but one I can’t quite …

: Market Trends 2021 and beyond Good day from Martinique. I’ve been on a hiatus for a few weeks as I wind down a multi-month project …

: The origins of Rosetta(2) probably lie in a little-known technology from 1996 called FX!32 Unless you’re a hermit or not in any way linked to the tech industry, you’ll be aware that Apple has …

: Virtual or Physical Civil War? In my timeline of doom and gloom, I put forward my theory that the recent divisions in societies …

: The state of Digital Transformation in 2020 and some follow-up on the disruption of Intel My apologies for the long lapse between writing essays. If I’m honest, the world has been just too …

: Software is indeed, eating the world When Marc Andreessen famously wrote that software is eating the world, it was seen as both a love …

: Time for all Internet comments to be switched off? This article from John Dario resonates with me when I read it this morning. It's not that comments …

: Election Day USA Never have I had any misgivings about the authenticity and verity of an election. For more than …

: 2020 Tropical Cyclone Season. Nearly over, but not quite. A truly breathtaking season that thankfully resulted in few storms directly hitting us here in the …

: Digital Commerce. Blockchain (again) If you listened to the podcast version, you’d note I added some music. I broke out my skills in …

: Nvidia, AI and the Big Picture There are currently many moving parts to the tech industry, and as tech becomes more and more …

: The tale of Intel’s disruption and Blockchain is useless It’s good to be back. I decided to take a summer holiday, of sorts, retiring myself from the …

: After the first real TW, comes the first real TS Genuinely a worrying image to see when you live in the Caribbean. For the best sources to follow and …

: The digital Caribbean and the digital reality Today’s essay is a slightly longer one, it’ll take a couple more minutes to read than is custom for …

: The first (real) Tropical Wave of the season As many of you will know, I live in the Caribbean. And apart from its idyllic setting sometimes, we …

: These companies constantly prostitute the notion of the First Amendment From Fast Company’s interview with Scott Galloway: Fast Company: What do you think about Mark …

: My timeline of doom and gloom. Here’s hoping I’m wrong! I wrote in one of my recent newsletters that I had started to form a bigger picture of the events …

: Digicel’s demise (not) and the data-only reality Hello from a severe Saharan-dust-cloud-covered-Caribbean. A once-in-a-50-year event according to The …

: Can digital conferences work? I look into the conference bundle and how the digital twins stack upI’ve had a tough time being …

: A few thoughts I don’t know about you, but it has been a particularly difficult couple of months to think clearly …

: Knee-jerk DT & Digital conferencing (Narrated) This is the belated narrated version. I also fixed a few typos on the original article. Evening all. …

: Knee-jerk DT & Digital conferencing It’s a start, but there’s plenty more to be doneEvening all. Today I’ll dive a little into the …

: 🎙Podcast announcement🎙 I promised to let you knowAs promised here’s the link and show notes for the podcast, with the …

: Explaining the process of digitalisation (Narrated) In this issue, I thought I’d offer a quick look into the role of a Digital Transformation consultant …

: Explaining the process of digitalisation A look into the day-to-day role of a DT consultantIn this issue, I thought I’d offer a quick look …

: Wish list for a new Magic Keyboard Just to be precise, I’m talking about the separately sold Bluetooth Magic Keyboard that comes …

: More on Studio Neat’s Canopy I wrote about my love for the Studio Neat Canopy here. Literally, the only thing it lacks compared …

: GatesNotes : The first modern pandemic A thoughtful and interesting must-read, worth all of the twenty or so minutes it’ll take you to read …

: "A Change Is Gonna Come" (Narrated) Normalcy after COVID, Productivity in a COVID world and a quick take on Apple’s new toy. I’m not …

: "A Change Is Gonna Come" Normalcy after COVID, Productivity in a COVID world and a quick take on Apple’s new toyI’m not sure …

: The versatility of the iPad I’ve been thinking about the new iPad Magic Keyboard (iPad MK) and have a couple of thoughts I’d …

: How can you kickstart your transformation post-COVID-19? (RFI) A request for interestGood morning. I'm putting together a presentation about how you can kickstart …

: Trying not to talk about COVID-19 (Narrated) A mixed bag today. In this issue, I highlight a few things that have been on my mind, starting with …

: Trying not to talk about COVID-19 Zoom follow-up, Hacks and Scams in the age of COVID-19, the death of cash and a history lesson in …

: Pandemics, Liberty and Digital Transformation (Narrated) One of the things that us in the western hemisphere hold dear is freedom. In some countries, it is …

: Pandemics, Liberty and Digital Transformation China, Taiwan and your favourite video chat appsOne of the things that us in the western hemisphere …

: The New Reality (Narrated) I didn’t once mention Covid-19 … damn it… 🤦‍♂️ Don’t infect anyone. Stay indoors. If you enjoyed …

: The New Reality Caribbean Businesses need to adapt quickly and permanently I didn’t once mention Covid-19 … damn it… …

: Do you think the way we work has changed forever? Covid-19 has forced us to reevaluate how we work. Confinement, social distancing and working from …

: The Great Lockdown There is only one topic at the moment, its effects are so wide-reaching that discussion about almost …

: The Great Lockdown Winners and losers, the mother of invention and virtual social distancingThere is only one topic at …

: Defining Productivity and Collaboration Good morning. I was trying to get up and running with the narrated version of this newsletter, and …

: Defining Productivity and Collaboration The opportunity that COVID-19 providesGood morning. I was trying to get up and running with the …

: Introducing The Future is Digital Narrated One of the most requested things, when I started this newsletter, was an audio version, for those …

: Introducing The Future is Digital Narrated Newsletters as a Podcast = More ChoiceOne of the most requested things, when I started this …

: Microsoft Ignite The Tour London 2020 A Show ReportA slightly different tack to the issue today. A quick report back on the Microsoft …

: Using the France-Antilles failure as a lens to examine what should have been done The failed newspaper in the FWI made several strategy mistakes, but what could they have done?After …

: Disruption Theory. Is Wizzee a disruptor? Explaining Disruptive Innovation and asking the question about its relevance in our markets.I had a …

: The iPad turns 10 and the father of Disruption Theory passes away A personal journey with a truly disruptive product and personThe iPad has turned 10 years old; …

: Facebook’s data collection, France-Antilles revisit and Digital Media makes money, at last!  Back from a tiring transatlantic trip, I delve in to how Facebook collects data, an update in the …

: Collaborative Platforms, the new hotness Where did they start out and how do they work?I wanted to get this out earlier in the week, but I’ve …

: Interview with Nicolas Augustin, DevOxyz Digital Transformation in training, decision-making and modelling, using 3D, AR and VRLet me first …

: The Future is Digital Newsletter 2019 Review A digital newsletter requires a digital review!It’s nearly the end of 2019 and the end of a decade. …

: Digital tools They’re not always for good. It's more complicated than that.Reports of my demise (writing for this …

: NoNaBloPoMo My self-inflicted pressure to write a blog post per day for the month of November didn’t quite go as …

: Updated: Why the new 16” MacBook Pro is a testament to Jobs-to-be-Done Theory I've updated the website. Let me know if you want me to resend an updated emailFor nearly two hours …

: Depends where you look Although I haven’t been as active as I’d hoped, I’ve not been lazy. Quite the opposite in fact. I’ve …

: Why the new 16” MacBook Pro is a testament to Jobs-to-be-Done Theory Apple’s correction course — undoing poor design decisions and ignoring theorySign up now I’m a …

: Ouch, 4 days! Dear oh dear! 4 days without an update despite me promising myself and anyone who read this, that I …

: Clean Shoes I love having clean, freshly polished shoes. It just shows the commitment and effort required to …

: Social Sewage I originally published this nearly a year ago. I still think it holds up and is relevant today, if …

: An enjoyable experience without the BS I like photos and photography in a casual way. I’d love ot be a better photographer but I’m not sure …

: My Apple Watch Series 5 quick take I treated myself to a new Aluminium (Space Grey) Apple Watch Series 5 a couple of days ago. I’ve …

: Happy Armistice Day I hope you had as peaceful a day as I did. /sarcasm 11 November 2019 — French West Indies

: The economics of free vs paid for I’m a little late with publishing my posts to be strictly adhering to the challenge. Still, as its a …

: Autonomous Driving on the highway is coming sooner than you think We're not going to get to Level 5 autonomy anytime soon for a whole host of reasons. That's why it's …

: Anyone for a Conference hosted on Fortnite? A long, but informative article, on redef from Matthew Ball. Really worth the read. I was thinking …

: To see what will happen with self-driving cars … … Just look at what it happening in the world of photography. Digital camera sales have fallen off …

: 8 letter word. Abdicate. From an interview between Manoush Zomorodi (Note to Self Podcast) and David Hohusen (creator of Two …

: Birmingham, UK had one of the most vibrant record shop scenes in the country During the 70s and 80s, Birmingham became a Mecca for record stores. You could find almost anything, …

: Digital Transformation 🤬 A rant about the semantics and meaningA little different today, but bear with me as I climb on to my …

: Intentions to realisations In trying out this idea to write and publish something everyday for a month, I inevitably had a look …

: Every device Every device with a non-user replaceable battery should be available on a subscription bases, with …

: Only day two It’s only day two into my self-imposed folly of NaBloPoMo, and it is already difficult to find …

: NaBloPoMo Every November a writing challenge is started, NaNoWriMo. The goal is to write every day for the 30 …

: Services, Sovereignty and de-Risking Exposure Orange, Canal+ and Netflix going toe to toeSometimes these newsletters virtually write themselves. …

: Quick takes I’m always surprised how many pundits and commentators publish comments on as yet unreleased or …

: The Virtual Island Summit WeWork’s gaff and the opportunity for LinkedInJust released: I was a honoured to be a guest on Kadia …

: Podcast appearance Had a great time recording this. I hope to do it again soon. You should check out the work Kadia is …

: The Joy of Tech comic... Zuck, the Champion of Free Speech! Zuck, the Champion of Free Speech? A better perspective: …

: The BBC killed the paragraph Is it just me? Am I alone? The only one that thinks that the way the BBC writes it's articles is …

: Buses, Data Collection and the Value of Data Libra ite domumI recently attended the OECS’s Virtual Island Summit. I’m currently ploughing my way …

: Vehicle Autonomy Why we’re unlikely to see it in the Caribbean anytime soonI’ve had a bit of eye strain recently, and …

: Digitally-native Companies and Digital Transformation What is a Digital-Native Company and Netflix & Canal+ Follow-upIn a rare and record-breaking event, …

: Canal+ and Netflix sitting in a tree… For now at least.Calm, hot, humid days here in the Caribbean. The air seems to have been sucked-out …

: The real-world consequences of not transforming Disruption Theory is not just theoryThe Atlantic Hurricane Season is in full swing, with the African …

: Book recommendation I really do think you should take the time to read this book. Talking to Strangers I get to the …

: Follow up: France-Antilles  Climate Change and Digital TransformationGood afternoon, I was about to continue the series on the …

: Photography, Disruption Theory and Digitalisation Don’t bet against the SmartphoneYou may have noticed that a couple of things have changed since I …

: U SHOOT VIDEOS? A wonderful short film worth watching on a big screen. U SHOOT VIDEOS? A Film by Morgan Cooper

: Feeling better by effort I can’t quite put my finger on when exactly I decided to do it, but after more than a month I feel a …

: CSat, NPS and other market research tools Part 10 - Customers 2.0, continuedA busy week for me this week. I have some thoughts about the Apple …

: The Digital Transformation Operating Systems Why Dropbox, Teams and Slack are all coming to the same conclusionI’ve been wanting to write about …

: Sunday Mornings Sunday mornings is my time. I wake up early, usually around 5am, so that I can have a coffee and …

: Missed opportunity On the horizon this morning, a beautiful scene of rising Cumulus clouds being lit by the warm …

: (Un)LinkedIn LinkedIn is a great resource for professional use. Links to colleagues (if you’re working in an …

: Bermuda, Binance and Blockchain Where’s the rest of the Caribbean? Follow-Up to France-AntillesWe’re heading into peak hurricane …

: West Indian September Sunset One of the most beautiful periods in the year, September, gives us stunning sunsets almost daily, …

: Dorian The scenes coming out of the Bahamas are just heartbreaking. I fear we haven’t seen the worst yet. …

: A love letter to RSS You may be wondering what RSS is, however, if you listen to podcasts regularly then you’re using it …

: La rentrée Here in the French West Indies, next week is La Rentrée, or Back to School. It’s a big deal not just …

: The slow demise of France-Antilles and Newspapers in the Caribbean What happens when atoms are turned into bits?Hurricane Dorian is looking increasingly dangerous and …

: Follow-up to Part 9, Customers 2.0 Digital Transformation and natural disastersCustomers 2.0 and the importance of word of mouth In …

: Part 9 - A 5 stage process for Digital Transformation Customers 2.0, Networked, Connected and InteractiveI’m back after a short and very unconnected …

: The Housekeeping Issue Digitally transforming digital organisations | Autonomous vehicles and the CaribbeanTo start, some …

: Issue 26: Part 8 - A 5 stage process for Digital Transformation Democratising and demystifying how to do it: Value Proposition DesignIf this email was forwarded to …

: Issue 25 ½: An apology ...  … and a bonus, yay 😄If this email was forwarded to you, I’d love to see you onboard. You can sign up …

: Issue 25: Interview with Greggar Deterville, RIDE Caribbean Digital Transformation in action in the CaribbeanHello everyone. Hope you enjoy this, slightly …

: Issue 24: Part 7 - A 5 stage process for Digital Transformation Democratising and demystifying the processIf this email was forwarded to you, I’d love to see you …

: Issue 23: Intel’s Pohoiki Beach and Disruption Theory Why this looks like a case of disruption playing out in front of usBack to some news and analysis …

: Issue 22: Part 6 - A 5-Stage process for Digital Transformation Democratising and demystifying the processIf this email was forwarded to you, I’d love to see you …

: Issue 21: Public Transportation in the Caribbean An opportunity for digital platforms?Good day to all, wherever you are. As you may be aware, I was a …

: Issue 20: Digital Transformation is dead ... Long live Digital Transformation?Good morning from Martinique Sometimes these newsletters …

: Issue 19 : Blockchain ≠ Cryptocurrency It does have uses in Digital Transformation thoughWith the announcement of Facebook’s proposal for a …

: A short break... My apologies, in the last issue I omitted to tell you that this week I will be taking a short break …

: Issue 18 : A step-by-step example of extracting value from unstructured data Using some basic statistical analysis, you can extract value fairly simplyBienvenue/Welcome to all …

: Issue 17 : The Security and Privacy Wars in the Digital Age It’s all about softwareAfter a couple of practical issues, I thought I’d get back to analysis and …

: Issue 16 : Part 5 - Practical steps towards your Digital Transformation journey Data collection and turning that data into an assetGood day, all. This issue is a continuation from …

: Issue 15 : Part 4 - Practical steps towards your Digital Transformation journey Data, data, dataGood day everyone. As promised, back to a practical issue, this time less generalist …

: Issue 14 : Follow-up, Management in the Digital Age And Digicel's missed opportunity for Digital TransformationGood day everyone. Today’s Issue is a …

: Podcast : I appeared on the ICT Pulse Podcast Have a list to Michele's excellent podcast, where we talk about ride-hailing and its potential as a …

: Issue 13 : Part 3 - Practical steps towards your Digital Transformation journey Continuing with an external analysisGood day everyone, I hope you’re all doing well and had a great …

: Issue 12 : Management in the Digital Age ... and its obesity problemHello everyone. Back on track today after an eventful few weeks. I’m …

: Announcement Comments and feedbackHi all, I’ve received some feedback from subscribers requesting a way to …

: Issue 11 : Part 2 - Practical steps towards your Digital Transformation journey Continuing the analysisGood day. I’ll get straight in to this week’s topic, with the idea being that …

: Issue 10 : Part 1 - Practical steps towards your Digital Transformation Let’s start with the basicsGood Morning everyone. A big welcome to all the new subscribers, it’s a …

: Issue 9 : A quick update And a request for feedbackGood morning. This will be a short issue as I am currently on …

: Issue 8 : A look at digital in the Caribbean Stats and stats (... at least I'm honest)Good morning and welcome to another issue of the …

: Issue 7 : The Innovator’s Dilemma  Why it’s so fundamental to Digital TransformationGood morning, from the eastern Caribbean, its …

: Issue 6 : Digital Transformation and reducing paper A lesson in explaining why you have to consider the whole chain and not just the part you …

: Issue 5 : Why Digital Transformation is different from standard IT It’s a journey, not a projectI hope you all had a good Carnival in your region. I know that here in …

: Issue 4 : The Digital Transformation model in detail Understanding its components Good morning, I hope you had an excellent week. I was listening to a …

: Issue 3 : The Digitalisation of Business How digital technologies found their place in the enterpriseGood Morning to all and a particular …

: Issue 2 : What is Digital Transformation? Defining Digital TransformationIn this, the second issue, I dig into the origins of digital …

: Issue 1 : Introduction Welcome to the The Future is Digital newsletter As the title suggests, this newsletter’s focus is …

: Welcome Announcing The Future is Digital NewsletterAs the title suggests, this newsletter’s focus is mainly …