On Thursday 2nd April, I attended (for lack of a better word) a super interesting webinar all about "pandemic culture" - looking at the impact of social isolation, the role of 24/7 media coverage, and what brands can do and what they shouldn't do etc. I initially wrote this up as a thread on Twitter … Continue reading Pandemic Culture and Anxiety: a look at social, personal and business response
For the second time in three months, I’ve marked myself as safe during a terror incident. Here is why I'd do so again.
The other evening, I experienced virtual reality for the first time - and it got me thinking about the physical, psychological, and philosophical (and specifically ethical) questions have and will emerge from this technology.
Women are under represented in digital technology occupations. It’s a given – a well-known, hardly news-worthy, fact. Marie Stafford described the situation in her article for Campaign: despite being avid users of tech, women are dramatically underrepresented in the industry. In the UK, only 17% of IT specialists are women compared to a quarter of … Continue reading Hack The Ceiling: How to close the gender gap in tech
At the risk of sounding like I'm going through my post-adolescent idealistic phase (a fair assumption), I want to talk about an idea referred to as #fintechforgood - or the technology behind money that is making finance a more sustainable industry in terms of people, planet and profit.
I am not trying to sell you a new job (although we are hiring if you’re awesome and want to work with me) but this blog does ask you to examine your idea of "careerism". If you stop half way, you may suffer from the following symptoms: confusion, anxiety, nausea, uncontrollable weeping and intense itchiness of the feet. If you do experience any of these, don’t worry, it’ll pass once you get off your butt and change your stars.
It's London Technology Week and therefore it's time to have a think about how Smart technology, wearables and the Internet of Things is changing us as humans. It's times to ask some questions. Is Google making us stupid? Is technology changing our brains?
City A.M. has published the first Powerlist for Fintech and the result are in. Canary Wharf is full of the real movers and shakers in fintech... but where are the girls?