Is wearable technology in stalemate?

A few weeks ago I was pleasantly invited to Weareable Tech in Turin, a small Expo on wearbale technology.  Since I had given a presentation at Glocal News in Varese the day before, I thought I'd kill two pigeons with one stone and make a detour to this beautiful North Italian city to see what's … Continue reading Is wearable technology in stalemate?

How Uber saved me

There has been a lot of talking about Uber lately in Brussels, in Italy, in India, in Spain. Basically everywhere where this mobile-app-based transportation network is spreading with success. Brussels taxi drivers strike, complaining of #Uber snatching customers. By @valentinapop. — Stephen Fidler (@StephenFidler1) March 3, 2015 Uber's success struck the world's taxi business … Continue reading How Uber saved me

Quag: not only a social search engine

@marcoRecorder After watching a video interview with Quag inventor Luca Giorcelli, I wanted to know more about this made-in-Italy social network in order to understand the process that led the company from a simple idea to a very innovative start-up Quag calls itself a "useful social network based on your interests" and lets you work … Continue reading Quag: not only a social search engine

#iMinds 2013: What if…?

@marcoRecorder This article was also published on Waltzing Matilda Blog Last 5 December I have had the pleasure to attend the iMinds conference in Brussels. iMinds is an independent research institute founded by the Flemish government to stimulate ICT innovation. iMinds brings together companies, authorities, and non-profit organizations to join forces on research projects. The … Continue reading #iMinds 2013: What if…?

I tried Google Glass…and I liked it. But, do I need it?

Follow @marcoRecorder Right, here we go. I finally managed to try Google Glass. It was at Google's offices in Brussels (lovely offices by the way) some time ago. I had a lot of expectations from this product. I had noticed already that a few well-known communications and innovation experts had been already given Google Glass … Continue reading I tried Google Glass…and I liked it. But, do I need it?

European Commission seeks “Capital of Innovation”

Follow @marcoRecorder From a press release of the European Commission The European Commission has yesterday started the search for the first European Capital of Innovation, or iCapital. The prize will reward the city which is building the best “innovation ecosystem”, connecting citizens, public organisations, academia, and business. Given that 68% of the EU population now … Continue reading European Commission seeks “Capital of Innovation”