Speaking to a real human being

By | December 4, 2023

A few weeks back, I wrote about the Age UK campaign that’s trying to keep public services accessible for people who aren’t confident online (you can read more about it here if you like).  Well, recently I’ve discovered something that’s given me a bit of hope in that area. As I’m sure you’ve noticed, a… Read More »

Electronic NOSES?!

By | November 27, 2023

It sounds like something out of a sci-fi film or an HG Wells novel, doesn’t it?  Of all the futuristic widgets and whatnots that they’ve come up with over the years, I must say I never imagined that noses would ever be involved… This isn’t the first time that companies have tried to come up… Read More »

Has technology gotten its hooks into your hobbies?

By | November 14, 2023

I’m sure many of us are familiar with the feeling that technology is everywhere these days, but today I wanted to talk about some recent examples I’ve come across of technology appearing in unexpected (though not necessarily unwelcome) places. Earlier this year, a friend of mine who’s very into crocheting was given a fancy new… Read More »

Revealing the mysterious world of megapixels

By | November 6, 2023

Now that Halloween & Bonfire night are out of the way, it’s time to start thinking about preparing for Christmas… One thing that I almost always manage to leave too late is sending Christmas cards.  But this year, I’ve decided to do something a little bit different – rather than spending a small fortune on… Read More »