Are we heading into a storm – rise of the machines or rise of man?

A question I currently ponder is that of where are we heading now; as a father and an engineer I see a lot of innovation every day and it’s a question that fills me with both excitement and fear. I’m excited because every day we see new technologies which simplify our lives or make certain tasks easier, but on the flip side I see the … Continue reading Are we heading into a storm – rise of the machines or rise of man?

Digital Mirror created in C#

A few years back I was heavily involved in retail based projects, developing experiential systems for fashion retailers and telecommunications giants.  One of the projects which I worked on was the development of a digital mirror which enabled the user to see themselves from all angles in a delayed mirror mode.  The solution was integrated with a mobile application written in Objective-C which also allowed … Continue reading Digital Mirror created in C#

Working with the Verifone VX 820

So last week and this week I have worked on another solution for the sale of insurance through a self-service kiosk – a solution being delivered by the company I work for. The part of my job that I do enjoy the most is playing with new hardware peripherals; there is always something fun about finding out how things work, and how people have structured … Continue reading Working with the Verifone VX 820