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Stupid QR code usage – poster promise

March 30, 2012


QR codes aren’t complicated. They’re a link (or some other info, I’m interested in links for this rant), in a 2D code. Like a barcode is just a number, in a 1D code. Scan a barcode, get a number. Scan a QR code, get a link. So really whatever you’d do with a link, you’d […]

Great features: checking battery drain on Android

February 13, 2012


I hadn’t looked at the battery usage chart on my Android for months. I was moaning at my battery life to my CTO, who has the same phone (Sony Ericsson Arc). He didn’t have any problems with his. So I checked it out again. Oh look, an app is killing my battery… I thought the […]

Ericsson Application Awards guest blog post

January 7, 2012


Below is a copy of my guest blog post for  and their Ericsson Application Awards. (But they edited out my von Neumann quote for brevity on their site). Link to the article here ‘It would appear that we have reached the limits of what is possible to achieve with computer technology, although one should be careful […]