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Deep Thoughts

Lessons from Apple: building a learning ecosystem

I’m a big fan of Apple products and their simplicity, some might even accuse me of being a “fan boy”. Like many people, I’ve studied the history of Apple to try to understand what makes them awesome, their failures, how they’ve fallen and risen several times and what I can learn from this.

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Deep Thoughts

Alexa, can I trust you?

Oh Alexa, when we first met I was confused why I’d bought you into my life and then I thought I couldn’t live without you and all your neat tricks, but now we aren’t even on speaking terms.

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Daily Thoughts

Put down the phone and look around

First off, I don’t want this to sound preachy and all about rebelling against technology etc as that’s not my message, especially being an uber geek — but have you seen how many people are locked into their phone screens everywhere?

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Deep Thoughts

How video games can support mental wellbeing and develop life skills

I’ve been a semi- consistent gamer since I was a young kid, I’ve spent countless hours of my youth playing everything from Final Fantasy to FIFA. Like most people, I’ve always been told that games are addictive and a waste of time, they will hinder your development and make you socially awkward etc.

But is this right?….

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You don’t have to ditch the corporate world to be a success

I cannot tell you how sick I’m becoming of seeing the same article over and over again about why I should quit my corporate job.