Working from home has now become the ‘New Normal’ thanks to Coronavirus and self-isolation. In this episode, Nick is joined by top workplace psychologist, Dr Richard MacKinnon, who will reveal the techniques to help you work from home effectively. After listening, head to Dr MacKinnon’s website www.worklifepsych.com/workingfromhome/ for more in-depth information.
In this launch episode of the new Innovation Lab 2020 podcast, Nick explores an innovative technique that can greatly improve the outcomes of projects for all stakeholders: ‘Utopian Destinations’.
Great news – one of my new decade resolutions was to get the Innovation Lab podcast back on the air again and everything is in place for a relaunched service on Monday 16th March 2020 The show’s episodes will mainly consist of a daily ‘bite’ of innovation lasting 3 to 4 minutes, exploring innovation as … Continue Reading
A couple of posts ago I wrote about the ‘WeatherPi’ Raspberry Pi that collects the latest weather readings every 10 minutes and make a decision whether or not to lower the storm shutters in front of our house. I also added that the service was publishing minute-by-minute photographs of the sea view. This post explores … Continue Reading
In this ‘Decoding TV Teddy’ series of articles, I’ve found that the best audio bandwidth available is no better than that of an AM radio. But now it’s 2018 and I’m using software to do this, could I improve on that bandwidth? Here’s a challenging audio source which I have created from two music tracks … Continue Reading
I wanted to take the peaceful few days between Christmas and New Year to really refresh the data collected from the local weather that helps our Raspberry Pi-powered Storm Shutters Controller (known as ‘WeatherPi’) make good decisions about when to lower and raise the protective barriers from our sea-facing windows. I wanted to share the … Continue Reading
Be part of the HEALTH-e-HACK hackathon @ Food Matters Live 2018 (ExCeL, London on 20–22 November 2018)
FoodMaestro and Nielsen Brandbank are hosting their very first #hackathon at Food Matters Live 2018, and I’m delighted to be hosting and helping organise this event with their teams. Technology is changing, and so is our appetite to eat better. We are calling for creative minds to join us in creating the next big revolution … Continue Reading
If you develop on a Mac as I do, you’ll want to get up to date with the latest versions of the software! So I installed a fresh new copy of MySql database server – now version 8, and made sure I was using PHP 7.2 for use with my Jetbrains PHPStorm IDE. The trouble arrived … Continue Reading
How my failed A-level results put me on a path to a vocation I never knew I loved until I discovered it!
If you’ve been following my articles on reverse-engineering the TV Teddy soundtrack embedded in the video picture, then you may have wondered why I’ve gone silent on encoding my version. The previous article (part three) found me working to encode a new signal for Databits, the excellent retro-tech Youtube channel. Well, all I can say … Continue Reading