I’ve been working with embedded systems since 1987, and kept on designing things in my spare time even as I rose to CTO. When I discovered the Arduino platform in 2009, what first struck me was the rapidity of prototyping. As an engineer, I was able to get the first […]
Looking for a more cost-effective way to keep up to speed with standardisation activities in Geneva, where such standards bodies as the W3C, Internet Society, ITU, DVB, EBU, ISO and IEC are all based? I have decades of standardisation experience representing multiple companies at DVB (the industry body that sets global standards […]
I do my best to keep the implications of technology as understandable as possible for everyone. One of the ways I keep my feet on the ground is to host a short weekly radio show, talking about technology. This is aimed at the general public so it is very deliberately kept light and entertaining.
One of the great things about being based in Geneva is the interesting people you meet. While working on innovation for “International Geneva”, I met up with the ICRC’s innovation team. They have been working on a global makeathon for humanitarian causes. One thing led to another, and I ended […]
These were my opening remarks chairing a session called “Digital Home Makeovers” at the Connected TV Summit in London on the 26th of June 2015. By Paul Bristow, Founder & CEO, Clear Thinking Back in 2000 at the height of the first .com boom, we were crystal clear about what […]
I’m a designer and maker at heart. With a background in industrial robotics I got sidetracked into the Digital Media field for a couple of decades, but my making core was never far away. I founded and help run Pangloss Labs, a collaborative open innovation centre in the Geneva area. It […]
My entire career has been in the technology world. Seventeen years of that has been focused on media technology – following the conversion of television service providers from analog to digital to internet to multi-screen services and the Internet of Things. I took a strategic view, representing multiple companies at […]