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Alex Scott, CTO at ParagonEX and Chair of the Digital Forum at Isle of Man Chamber of Commerce We all know that cybersecurity is important, but how do you know if the security measures you have in place are doing their job? Here are five signs… Read More »Does Your Password Look L1k3Th15? Five signs your IT setup might need some TLC
If you were around this time last year you might remember that I took over as Digital sector lead from Deb Byron at the AGM. The phrase ‘big shoes to fill’ was made for the situation. In fact ‘gigantic clown shoes’ might have been more… Read More »Chamber of Commerce Digital Forum – 2021 Annual Review
Apple’s switch to its own ARM-based chips (cleverly branded as Apple Silicon) is a really interesting move if you’re a techie. A lot has been written about the capabilities of Apple’s new laptop chip, M1. However, I thought it would be interesting to speculate on what the… Read More »Apple Silicon – A Literal Game Changer
Over the years I’ve enjoyed reading stories from others about their experiences in the early days of the poker industry, working with some of the characters of the time. Dan Goldman, for example, recounts how he was hired to head up marketing at PokerStars (and tells many other… Read More »Isai Scheinberg and Ray Bitar – My Experiences with Two Very Different Leaders
This post was written in November 2019 when I was the Managing Director of Poker at Microgaming. At some point in our lives, we have all lost a bit of control. Maybe you hit the shops a little harder than you could afford. Maybe you… Read More »How We Made Poker a Little Safer
This post was written in September 2019, when I was Managing Director of Poker at Microgaming. In recent months we’ve seen a trend for poker operators to publish statistics about their Game Integrity successes. In particular we’ve seen operators publish details about the number of… Read More »Show Us Your Stats
Every company I’ve worked for has had one thing in common – they all generated good ideas faster than they were able to make them a reality. Regardless of whether they were a small start-up or a huge corporation, they all had a backlog brimming… Read More »Don’t Make this Common Mistake When Prioritising Software Projects
This post was written in June 2019 when I was the Managing Director of Poker at Microgaming. There has been a great deal of debate about hand histories, HUDs and tracking software in recent weeks. It’s something we have discussed extensively at MPN HQ, both… Read More »Hand Histories, HUDs & Tracking Software