So, your business needs an app? (Spoiler, you probably don’t)

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I recently presented this at the Eastern Innovation Business Centre about everything you need to know before including an app in your digital strategy, with steps and tips for success for startups to large enterprises.

Technology and the human touch

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Last week we had the pleasure of welcoming Kelly Schulz to b2cloud who ran an amazing accessibility and inclusion workshop to help further our understanding and empathy for all our users. While the focus was

The car of the future is shared and driven by software

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There are many visions on where mobility is going and how transportation will evolve. Which will prevail? Where will the disruption occur? I suspect the car I drive now, will be the last one I

Hey Siri, how do I start a conversation with someone with a disability?

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We all love Siri’s little witty quips, but I recently read a heartwarming article over on Mashable that reflects the power of technology to change lives in ways that most of us would never appreciate. I won’t spoil

CES 2017: Health and Accessibility

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This year’s CES certainly lived up to the Las Vegas expo’s reputation as the place to see what’s next in tech, showcasing innovations that will set the tone for the rest of the year and beyond. The

Static utility classes

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A lot of iOS programmers seem to be using utility classes with a whole bunch of static helper methods. To be honest long ago I did this myself. I believe that this “static utility class”

Using Private iOS APIs

Guides | Tutorial By 5 years ago

For the most part iOS will let you code anything you want, however occasionally you will find the need to do something out of the ordinary, or reuse an existing class. Trying to do this with public APIs can be a headache, and often requires tons of code. You may heave heard of private APIs, and also may have heard about how apps get rejected from the AppStore for using them. This is often true, but if you know how to safely and properly use private APIs then you can harness their power.

Method Swizzling to override in a category

Guides | Tutorial By 6 years ago

Objective C categories are great for extending classes, however if you want to override methods then you’re going to have some problems as you can no longer call the method on your original class owns, usually breaking a lot of functionality the higher up the class food chain you travel (try this on NSObject‘s init, return nil). If you called the same method on self you would end up with an infinite loop, and calling super will skip the original class completely.