Geek that was: Instagram can make you money

Here’s what has caught my eye in the past week. Facebook Paper is here The big news this week is that Facebook has finally announced its plan to launch Paper. Fed up of scolling through your newsfeed scanning through post upon post from Buzzfeed? Well soon you’ll be able to download an app that changesContinue reading “Geek that was: Instagram can make you money”

The 9-to-5 doesn’t exist anymore

Recently there’s been lots of coverage on Sheryl Sandberg’s public admission that she leaves work at 5.30pm. The COO of Facebook has been doing this ever since she had kids, but only now does she feel comfortable to talk about it. Cue the stories of work/life balance – stop working more than 40 hours aContinue reading “The 9-to-5 doesn’t exist anymore”

Is technology making us lonelier people?

In a previous post, I suggested that “we are still getting to grips when as and when technology should be used for certain things and in some cases, it takes away the ‘serendipity’ that day-to-day life can bring.” Three recent events made me think more about this statement. The first was a former client, whoContinue reading “Is technology making us lonelier people?”

The youth and the technology*

I’m very lucky to have two nieces (aged: 11 & 5) and two nephews (aged: 13 & 1). The more time I spend with them, the more geekily excited I get about the future whilst simultaneously feeling behind the times aged 23. It’s been amazing to watch them grow up and I am always interestedContinue reading “The youth and the technology*”

It’s time to blog

I’ve been thinking about blogging for a very long time now, and I’ve finally got round to starting one. I’m going to use it to post my thoughts and opinions on the PR and social media worlds – the industry I work in, as well as on cars and technology – two of my biggestContinue reading “It’s time to blog”