“Google Explorers” are, as you read this, walking around modelling and testing Google’s Glass having paid circa $1500 for the privilege. Glass comprises frameless glasses with a tiny computer screen fitted just above the user’s right eye which projects emails, maps, texts, takes pictures and films at a voice command. You may think this sounds a little Minority Report-esque, but these glasses are due to go on sale next year.
Crowdsourcing is, as its name suggests, outsourcing work to a crowd. Crowdsourcing is not to be confused with crowdfunding, which is raising capital from a crowd.
26th March 2013
You would be forgiven for feeling pretty gloomy about the state of the UK economy and your potential investment opportunities following the Chancellor’s Budget last week.
26th February 2013
New rules have been introduced setting higher standards of transparency and choice for consumers around Online Behavioural Advertising (OBA).
2nd January 2013
Social media is continuously expanding. Recent reports suggest Facebook at 1 billion, LinkedIn at 187 million and Twitter at 75 million users worldwide. This undoubtedly creates a wealth of opportunities for both individuals and organisations, but also a wide range of dangers.