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January 2018 – Photos of the month

January 2018 – Photos of the month

One of the things I decided to do for 2018 is to pay a bit more attention to my surroundings and really try and capture some of the beautiful landscapes and places I visit. So this is the collection of January 2018 photos. All photos were taken by me during the month of Jan and apart from slight cropping have had little changes made. Enjoy! Brenton. January 2018 Photos

IoT, Privacy and what we don’t realize

IoT, Privacy and what we don’t realize

Last week I had the pleasure of speaking at the recent local ASUG chapter meeting at the SAP HQ offices in Newtown Square, PHL. It was a great day and I met some incredibly nice and open people who came together to partake in some awesome discussions around SAP, IoT and social media. When Derek Loranca contacted me and asked for my title I settled on the concept of “Bringing IoT back to reality”.

My search for the true companion device

My search for the true companion device

Over the last few weeks I’ve been on the hunt for a companion device to solve some (seemingly) simple tasks I need to undertake – turns out this is a harder problem to solve than I anticipated. The Background I’m a Mac user – have been for quite a long time now and at the moment I’m using a 13″ MacBook Pro which is a beast of a machine and can pretty much do anything. But there’s a problem –…

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The Amazon Echo – Oh Mama!

The Amazon Echo – Oh Mama!

It’s been a while since I’ve posted about a gadget and that’s because its been a while since I’ve been really excited about something. But that has changed in the last 12 hours…. Back before Christmas, my beautiful wife asked me the dreaded question – “what do you want for christmas?”. That question normally fills me with dread – because I never know what I want or what won’t be obsolete within 2.5 seconds!! I started thinking about asking for…

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2016 – Big Personal Changes & A New Adventure!

2016 – Big Personal Changes & A New Adventure!

So it’s been a while since I’ve posted properly here and there is a good reason for that. Over the past six months I’ve been in the process of some significant personal changes in the form of a move from Bluefin EMEA over to our branch of Bluefin in the United States.