Monthly Archives: October 2013

Get yourself Connected: Google Glasses and the ‘Internet of Bling’ with Bill Harpley

Talk Archive: 22nd October 2013

Talk Description

Bill Harpley joins us for a look at the current state and future of ‘personal wireless body area networks’, how technology like Google Glass and simpler devices like the Fitbit are influencing our lives, the dawn of the ‘Internet of Bling’ and what technology may be coming in the near future due to advances in materials and pharmaceutical science.

As well as the upside of the potential shiny gadgets that will soon be trying to enhance our lives, Bill will be talking about the security and privacy issues they may cause and what we will need to consider to ensure future developments help rather than hinder their users.

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Effective Social Media Use with Stuart Marler

Talk Archive: Tuesday 8th October 2013

Talk Description

Social media – Facebook, Twitter Google+ etc. – has gone from a tool hardly anyone considered using to something every business owner must think about. Stuart Marler from Retriever Web Solutions is joining us to explain how companies should consider using social media for their business.

Stuart will cover the important aspects to keep in mind when using social media, and some of the specialised uses for it that can be really effective for some businesses to use online. He’ll also talk about the place social media takes within the online marketing of a businessĀ and how it fits into the bigger picture of their online presence.

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