Tomorrow’s Future Today 2014: The End of IT’s Monopoly on Trust

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On 17th February 2014 I presented at the Tomorrow’s Future Today 24-hour online conference. The presentation explored the impact of Uber, TripAdvisor, Yelp and other consumer-oriented services on established (and legacy) “providers of trust such as guidebooks, regulators and establishments. In this context, it discussed the lessons corporate IT can learn from these huge trends.

You can view a recorded presentation, and my slides, here:

It was a real joy to be involved with this conference: it is a tremendous and free resource for the IT and technology field, with some great contributors.


Thirteen years is a very long time…

Thirteen years is a very long time...

I just found a copy of “The Rough Guide to the Internet”, dated 2000, in a charity shop near my house (cost: 75 pence).

Now I’m wondering if this little startup search engine (“speedy and without excess fluff”!) can displace established players like HotBot and InfoSeek…