Mobile reception – not all there

Last week I read with great joy that the big mobile networks and the UK government are finally going to try to improve the mobile phone networks in rural parts of the UK. Rather shockingly 1/3 of the UK has patchy or non-existent mobile reception!   Unbelievable. Sadly I am currently part of that 1/3 ofContinue reading “Mobile reception – not all there”

AR versus VR

This morning I was reading about the difference in opinion between Apple’s Tim Cook and Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg on whether AR or VR is the future.  In my opinion they are both the future in their own different ways and for different audiences. As an owner of a Samsung Gear VR I have to sayContinue reading “AR versus VR”

J&J strikes gold … and ignores it

So I was meant to write a summary of SXSW but I wanted to write about a post I saw today on J&J’s Facebook about autoimmune diseases (and in case you can’t be bothered to scroll through Facebook here the post on the J&J blog).  There were a couple of things that struck me. FirstContinue reading “J&J strikes gold … and ignores it”

To SXSW or not that is the question

The time is rapidly approaching when tickets for SXSW 2017 go on sale.  This means the time is rapidly approaching that I need to make the decision – do I go again next year, for my third time, or not. I went to SXSW for the first time in 2015 (you can read my postsContinue reading “To SXSW or not that is the question”

#SXSW- Wearables: saving lives and improving outcomes

I recently submitted my proposal to speak at SXSW next year on “Wearables: saving lives and improving outcomes” and the public voting on proposals starts today.  It would be a dream to speak there but I know the competition is stiff so I have all my fingers and toes crossed and will be asking everyone toContinue reading “#SXSW- Wearables: saving lives and improving outcomes”

The dawn of a new patient era

Last week I wrote an article inspired by Mighty Casey’s blog post and in response to the very insulting post written by  Niam Yaraghi in USA Today.  The essence of the article can be summed up by quoting directly from the article: “Patients are neither qualified nor capable of evaluating the quality of the medicalContinue reading “The dawn of a new patient era”