Making Sense of Location Based Services

About Me

MA Digital Media, London Metropolitan University Sept 2010 – June 2011
MBA Business Management, University of Hull June 1997 – June 1998
BA Retail Management, London College of Communication September 1994 – June 1997

Speaker at Internet World Show 2102 and The Brand Republic Forum 2012
Topics for both Forums was “Mobile and Social Media – The Convergence”. A practical talk on how Mobile devices and Social are converging

Blogger – www.global-lbs.com Focused on Location Based Services and surrounding technologies based on Digital Media Dissertation: “Location Based Services – ready for the mainstream?” Identified a range of sources, evaluated and analysed data, gained knowledge and understanding of the impact this technology would have on society, business and culture.

Continually researching and analysing the current issues and future developments in digital media, social media and e-solutions

Appreciate the complexity of the international digital media and creative industries and communicate effectively in a media professional environment

Intermediate User of Linux; familiar with the command line, bash scripting, python.

Familiar with the various Desktop Environments for Linux, such as Gnome and Mate. Also the various alternative “open source” programs such as LibreOffice.

Familiar with Windows OS – Windows 7 and Windows 8 – Competent user of MS Office

Skills related to communication and persuasion, negotiation and consultation.

Latest Posts

  • RFID, Raspberry Pi & LBS
    The experimentation with Raspberry Pi goes on. RFID is the next stage in effective Indoor Location Based Services and to understand this the following is a small project that brings RFID to the Raspberry Pi. A brief history of the...
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  • Hacking Location Based Services & IoT with the Raspberry Pi
    Introduction There are very exciting topics that influenced me over the past few years namely Location Based Services (LBS), The Internet of Things (IoT) and the humble Raspberry Pi.  But first a brief background – I am not a technical...
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  • Arch Linux OpenVPN Server on Raspberry Pi (part 2)
    Once yaourt has been configured, download the “netcfg” package by issuing the following commands; yaourt netcfg There will be a list of programs that have netcfg as a search string. Choose the netcfg by the appropriate number: If you are...
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