My Kobayashi Maru _ part 1

Anyone who knows me reasonably well will know that I like weird stuff. I collect comics, I like science fiction and fantasy. I really like Star Trek, particularly the original series , Kirk/Shatner, Spock/Nimoy etc. You will know that the Kobayashi Maru is an evaluation exercise for potential Starship Captains. It is a simulation in […]

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No more women’s awards……?

Several weeks ago now I had the privilege of attending the Women in Construction awards in Manchester. It was a superb evening, and great to see so many exceptional women from our industry applauded for their leadership, expertise and commitment. Now ….gender diversity is a touchy subject, I accept that. There are no easy answers. […]

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I AM TECHNOLOGIST

And we all are! Looking around my home, let’s do a count… Smart tv’s. DVD/video player. Laptops. Printer/scanners. Wifi Hub Router and extenders. Smart phones. Tablets. Fitbits. In my home life I’m a self taught ICT consultant. Every week I guarantee comes the call…”Jonty! The XYZ isn’t working!” I’m on call 24/7/365! But seriously as […]

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Join me in the arena…..

“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who […]

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BAD NEWS! – Great! – GOOD NEWS! – Boring! – OUTRAGEOUS HEADLINE! – No facts!

My relationship with the media has always been an uneasy one right from the start. In a different context I contributed to an article several years ago. The journalist totally rewrote everything I had produced, and distorted the message I was trying to get across to suit her own agenda. Lesson learned! And so to […]

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#31773…

…is the number of viewings my videos on YouTube have received up to yesterday mainly through The B1Mhttp://www.theb1m.com My good friend Fred Mills pointed this out to me the other day. I hadn’t known and I was immediately gobsmacked. So thank you to Fred and Tom and the team and of course to everyone who […]

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