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10 Years on Twitter - Here's What I've Learned

Posted 13 February 2019

Is today is a day for celebration, reflection or recrimination - or all three? I’m not sure. It’s the tenth anniversary of my first tweet.


My first humble contribution to the Twittershere was sent at 1:43pm on February 13, 2009.

I was already an early adopter of YouTube. The new medium, allowing me to wax lyrical in less than 140 characters, seemed like both a unique opportunity to share ideas and a healthy exercise in economical writing. I’d... Click for more

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Life on the Ledge

16 February 2019

Some people never receive what God has set aside for them because they won't live to the full extent of the promises he has made. They settle for far less than the daring life of risk and adventure God planned for them. They give less than they could; they pray less than they could; they risk less than they could. They're afraid of looking silly, scared... Click for more

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3 Big Techs You Need To Know

The Technologies You & Your Organisation Can't Afford to Ignore

If you were a school teacher grading the performance of some of the most promising technologies of 2015, you’d have to mark an ‘unsatisfactory’ beside some very big players.

One year ago, augmented reality was expected to emerge near the top of the class for the year ahead. It failed miserably. You can pick up Google Glass, or any of its derivatives, for a song on eBay.

In short, this was because few people felt any emotional connection... Click for more

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