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Shall We Play a Game? What Wargames Teaches Us About Today’s AI Hype

Although dated by today’s standards, Wargames still has plenty of lessons to teach us about the limits of AI. A hit in 1983, the movie tapped into several trends that were fashionable at the time: video games, nuclear war and, yes, artificial intelligence. It tells the story of a teenage gamer and computer geek who… Continue reading Shall We Play a Game? What Wargames Teaches Us About Today’s AI Hype

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How to Fit Twitter Around Your Busy Working Day

In this post I’ll explain my daily Twitter schedule and the workflow that I use to gather and share content. At the start of the week, I was fortunate to attend a webinar hosted by Tim Hughes, one of the founders of DLA Ignite. Tim is one of social media’s genuine business celebrities, a blue-tick… Continue reading How to Fit Twitter Around Your Busy Working Day

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Rankin: On celebrity selfies, Instagram and shooting the Queen

One of my pet projects is helping people understand the different between a selfie and a self-portrait. This matters more than ever as Instagram and influencer marketing move away from shallow, manipulated images, to authentic photographs that tell the story behind the face. So it was great to hear the British photographer Rankin interviewed on… Continue reading Rankin: On celebrity selfies, Instagram and shooting the Queen

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My best shot: How digital drives content

Photography isn’t my day job. As you can probably tell from my Instagram and Facebook accounts. But I’ve always taken a lot of pictures, going back to my first Brownie, through some truly clunky analogue SLRs, right up to my treasured Nikon D90. Which is why a new 35mm analogue camera caught my eye. At first reading, the… Continue reading My best shot: How digital drives content