London is a beautiful piece of art masquerading as an assault on the eyes. It’s an arrogant genius. It’s a real knob head sometimes. But it’s one I’ll never stop coming back to.
Packed residential streets, anti-social behaviour, low wages, a steady increase in rent, horrible socks-and-sandals combos—tourism has a hand in all of this. But often tourists are demonised for just being there.
The beauty of new technology is that it’s open to potential in every segment of the market. If you’ve developed IoT management software for super yachts—good for you, it’s lucrative and ripe for money making. But rigging your home with smart devices is beyond the financial reach of many low-income families.
The challenge for traditional app developers is marrying the screen with a burgeoning sector that is essentially moving away from the screen, and making sure that whatever is developed for speech recognition isn’t just a novelty that causes a few laughs on Christmas day then uninstalled moments later.