The evolution of the product over this time has been amazing to see and the sheer power of the device is something to behold. The new A14 Chip in this latest iPad has some [almost] unbelievable specs and the fact that it works with Apple Pencil 2 opens up a world of opportunities for this mid-level device.
It is incredible to think that on average over 50 million units have been sold each and every year since it was first launched.
While I haven’t given up my laptop yet, I know many people who regularly use an iPad as their main computing device.
I remember when it was launched initially and the amount of criticism that both the product itself and the name received.
I won’t be buying an Air just yet – but the blue one does look pretty sharp!
Its been over 4 months since my last contract finished and with Covid spreading throughout the world we are in lockdown here in Hungary. It could be sometime till I get a new contract one feels.
I’m not one to sit idle for long so I’ve kicked off a number of ideas to see what may come of them.
Starting can be tough and although I’ve started researching, prototyping and thinking whether it will result in a new business is anyone’s guess.
Since moving to Hungary I have worked for GRAPHISOFT SE, and then subsequently started my own Consulting Business. While I’m working for myself from the consulting point of view, it is still for other people’s businesses and deep down I feel I want to build something of my own.
As I’ve been investigating I’ve started to think about what I would want a new business to look – maybe it’s a weird place to start, but based on past experience there are some things I have strong feelings about.
I’ll explore my ideas in a series of posts, and update this post with links as I continue.
I’m just back from a few days in Newcastle for the ninth bim show live event.
Its the first time I’ve attended but I have to say that Rob and the team put on an outstanding event packed full with a huge line up of speakers and exhibitors.
It was great as always to catch up with Rob Jackson and meet Emma Hooper. The work these two are doing primarily for Bond Bryan but also the wider community is incredible – I’m not sure where they find the hours for it all. They had two presentations regarding Better Information Management which were brilliant.
It was great to catch up with and also hear David Philp presenting as the Chair on the first day. It is a few years since David was down in New Zealand but it was good to reconnect.
Paul Tunstall’s demo of Rhino/Grasshopper/ArchiCAD/Twinmotion while showing me things I’ve seen many times before really started me thinking about something.
There was a good balance of presentations and social time and I hope I can make the trip across to attend again next year.
I also enjoyed getting out for a run and taking in some of the local architecture.
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