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Productivity Updates

Saying Goodbye to an Old Friend

iPhone 6 face down. Photo by Fabian Grohs on Unsplash

How it took Apple to cut off updates to make me finally upgrade

So I’ve done it, I’ve finally replaced my trusty iPhone 6. I’ve been in this relationship for five long years and it’s one I won’t soon forget. Initially released on September 19th, 2014 the iPhone 6 was a masterpiece to behold.

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Language Technology

Technology is a Second Language

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Do you realise you’re already bilingual?

Featured in Medium - Technology

Unless you’ve stepped out of an underground bunker in your retro 70’s flared dungarees and Mork & Mindy backpack whistling a BeeGees hit, you’ve been surrounded by an increasing level of technology like the rest of us.

From your first VCR, to the communications and entertainment device in your pocket, technology has changed the way we experience the world at large. But each new advancement in technology brings its own set of unique aspects, features, and challenges that we need to navigate.

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Technology Workflow

Apple Needs to Bring Siri Shortcuts to macOS

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In the quest for simple to use platform automation Apple has a golden opportunity

Our devices store our most important and personal information often acting as neural prosthesis, help coordinate our social activities with friends and family , and to some even act as pseudo-surrogate partner. But in the background our devices have super powers we never see. They tick away diligently checking our email, managing our safety, and reacting to our needs before we know we need them.