I live in London and my local supermarkets seem to have run out of hand sanitiser. It’s March 2020 and in the midst of a frenzy around the 50+ cases of coronavirus in the UK, Jack Monroe writing about what to stockpile for Brexit back in November 2018 doesn’t seem like a bad idea anymore.… Continue reading What Anne Frank can teach us about a crisis.
On December 18th, my dad died with his mouth open. We all die with our mouth open. But we don’t all die a good death. His was dignified and peaceful and worth sharing. It was a death surrounded by loved ones. A death in silence, without much pain. A death in a world constructed for death… Continue reading A Good Death
Last week I took part in a workshop run by DIOTTO an EU-funded project on the use of connected products in elderly care. Some real issues came up which I thought I’d share. It’s important to note we were mainly looking at the use of connected hardware to enhance the relationship between carers and an… Continue reading Elderly care and the internet of things
In May, Ana Bradley joined my consultancy as a Partner and one of the first clients we worked on together was Imago TechMedia. We helped them plan an event for the insurance sector around the internet of things in a half day workshop. The insurance sector is one I’d recently been looking at anyway for… Continue reading Insurance in the internet of things: the Future Stigma of Data