When IT Meets Politics:

December, 2018


December 29, 2018  8:39 PM

Addressing the shortages of construction skills that threaten Broadband Roll-out

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
BDUK, Carillion, DSS, Gigaclear, Hyperoptic, idea, Liberty Global, Uncategorized, Virgin Media

Problems with quality, not just quantity threaten to derail full fibre roll out as they did cable TV roll out 25 years ago. Over the past couple of years broadband roll-out projects (BT, Virgin, City Fibre etc.) have become increasingly delayed because of shortages of relevant...

December 21, 2018  12:40 PM

Using technology to address the demographic time bomb

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Abilitynet, Artificial intelligence, Biomemetics robotics

The big challenge for 2019 is not Brexit. It is the demographic time bomb. Britain can no more leave "Europe" than it makes sense to tie our economy to a protectionist "ever closer Union". I will not attempt to discuss how best to delay the decision process until the European parliamentary...


December 19, 2018  12:10 PM

Happy Christmas and a Hokey Cokey New Year

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Uncategorized

We have had a barrage of reports and articles telling us what the various types of Brexit deal really mean, None of them come remotely close to this for clarity and vision.


December 18, 2018  2:29 PM

Have your Christmas Presents vanished from your doorstep?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Uncategorized

So far only one of the presents we have ordered on-line this year failed to arrive - more than one e-mails telling us of delivery slots arrived after the parcel. It was therefore only chance that some-one was in to collect.  I did,  however, enjoy the you tube video referenced in the


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