Everyone wants to get high

Henry Ford had a dream of a hemp powered automobile, this may become a reality as hemp has properties that make it an attractive raw material that could be used to produce biodiesel (diesel fuel made from renewable plant sources). The cannabis market is expected to reach $32B by 2022 (currently its around 10). Cannabis…

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No cash

This morning at the golf club there were these signs everywhere. The golf club have stopped accepting cash for anything. Apparently a spate of robberies and staff getting threatened made them go cashless. The amount of times a homeless person has asked me for some change and I reach into my pocket and realise I…

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Five star

Before I buy anything (almost) I always check out the latest online reviews. People are very resourceful and if a few $$$ can be squeezed by gaming something, loopholes will get discovered & exploited, until they can no longer. A few people, a few groups of people gaming reviews to make a few $$$, but…

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The adoption game

Attended an Office 365 user adoption workshop at Microsoft today, hosted by the guys at Changing Social. In my experience user adoption is very much an after thought in IT when rolling out a new system, or at least the first thing to get squeezed if budget and/or times tight. Where as it should be…

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