Author Archives: Rod McCall

About Rod McCall

Rod McCall is a researcher in the field of human-computer interaction in areas such as augmented reality, mobile gaming in-car systems and virtual environments. He has a passing interest in economics after not being entirely convinced by the rubbish presented as fact during lectures on that particular subject while at uni.

Brexit Begins to Bite

While it will be sometime until the full effects of Brexit become clear, a picture is now emerging of how people are hedging their bets and of rising prices. A summary of the main impacts are listed below: The average … Continue reading

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Was “Terrorist Cash” Linked to the pro-Brexit Campaign?

The Open Democracy¬†website reports that the Electoral Commission is investigating Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party’s (DUP) ability to spend what appears to be in the region of ¬£250k on pro-Brexit campaigns; given that in 2015 the party reported a total … Continue reading

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Quick Review: Early Experiences of HoloLens

I have been using augmented reality headsets since about 2006 and whenever another one comes out I am excited and then later become disappointed. As was the case with the Epson BT-200 and Google Glass (not real augmented reality) both … Continue reading

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UK Set to Become World’s Leading Money Laundry

In a desperate attempt to prevent the estimated loss of up to 45% of foreign direct investment (Source: London School of Economics) which goes to the financial services sector in the UK, the UK Government is to roll back legislation … Continue reading

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Jam to Replace Cars as UK’s Key Export – Liam Fox

UK Trade and Investment has put jam and marmalade exports to France (so for the next two years) at the heart of it’s Brexit export strategy. The policy which will be personally overseen by The Disgraced Former Defence Secretary Dr … Continue reading

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