Involved in leading innovations for the past 30 years, described as revolutions in industry which have had a positive impact on society, disruptive technology which has changed the way in which we do things, introducing them can be described as a difficult birth.
From Newton Stewart the Small Scottish town in the Galloway Forest which was home of Sir James A. Mirrlees FRSE FBA who's work on a Fair taxation system to relieve third World counties from burden of Debt, won him the Noble Prize winner in Economics in 1996. the same year SegaWorld opened it doors to the public. (see Archt)
The local library didn't have a copy of James A. Mirrlees papers but the librarian said I could have tea with his mother, to discuss child learning development.
Started digital design in the vicarage in Brixton South London and Interviewed at primary school drawing geometrical patterns by LWT London Weekend Television in 1983, the vicars son went on to work for computer games giant US Gold and later Tetras.
Received Dyslexia support from the Bloomfield clinic the Worlds first dedicated centre for child with learning disabilities at Guy's Hospital opened in 1973, Recently received an apology from the Head of the Bloomfields centre that back then they didn't have the education tools we have today, having received hearing test to find the link between the words and there sounds.
At the time it was next to the STD health centre at time HIV/AIDS was considered the Gay Plague and at the height of IRA campaigns, (see Medicaltech) today on the original site stands one of the countries leading the Cancer care center and the Bloomfield centre is under threat of closure because of building and funding issues.
The cost to society is far greater if their is a lack of investment in early professional assessment and learning support for Children, who can easily become frustrated and disillusioned with education and fall through the net, be exploited by others i.e. gangs, drugs and grooming, limiting their future educational outcomes / earning potential, and turning to crime to meet their future financial needs. - over half of adult prisoners have a reading age lower than 11.
Bloomfield Centre Alumni include many successful Londoners amongst them, teachers, journalists, computer scientists and engineers.
While involved in improving mental health for UK, On old site of Bloomfield centre stands Guys hospital cancer centre (thank you to supporters left), right is the texture map to pencil holder in CYMK colour space, from my lunch and learns for the creative and industry (synergy). explaining the patterns I see through the fabric of the society around me (the Cubist borough group a collective of mid-20th-century artists from the Borough area of Southwark archive link)
Excepted at what Ofsted the Office for Standards in Education, Children's Services and Skills described as one of the worst performing schools in England, Kingsdale Secondary catchment area from Brixton to Streatham hill, continues assessment replaced final last day exams and I was the only student to pass every subject which reached the local newspapers with no mention of my Dyslexia, invited to return more recently, as the school is now the most sort after flagship Academy in South London.
My mentor Bobby Sharavich the head of the Art department studied with the English painter David Hockney OM CH RA at the Royal College of Art (she was Borough group inspired), The Sixthform art department moved to a dedicated centre on the North Peckham estate South London, one of the most deprived residential areas in Western Europe 1989-1991, "where my interest in social issues, improving housing and local access to education and employment started", my subjects included Fine Art, Textiles, Jewellery and Sculpture, Photography, being the only student taking Jewellery and Sculpture.
A year afterwards the college joined Southwark Sixthform and moved a short distance to Bermondsey and was subjected to a hate campaign by English Far Right which included gun violence towards a Black student, after false claims the college which was at capacity was not excepting local residents, the year before the racist murder of black British teenager Stephen Lawrence in South London in April 1993 and the high profile failings of the criminal investigation and trials, his brother Stuart Lawrence is now a Member of the London Policing Board, to monitor the Met.
Studied Arts and Crafts at CSM Central St Martins 1992 and Sir John Cass / Guildhall University Jewellery silversmithing and Applied Crafts 1993 - 97, studying a broad spectrum of traditional arts and crafts, before using a computer and translating my skills into 3D for one of the first Architectural Animations SEGAWorld in 1994.
At University was the only male in the year, studied with only female students not dating any of them for three years, keeping professional respecting their creativity and intellect.
In 1992 was involved in the Artwork for the Last Poets recordings with Jimi Hendrix, African American Civil Rights spoken word session recordings with Jimi Hendrix. recorded in the weeks before his death in 1970 from "Inhalation of vomit due to barbiturate intoxication." digitally scanning Photography and Artwork. the recordings had been left unpublished as they didn't trust the Recording industry. knowing the operators of a Vegan restaurant in Clampham Junctions with connections to Jools holland band squeeze.
Secondry design technology
Was sent into struggling secondary school in area of London where Sir Jony Ives HonFREng RDI former chief design officer for Apple inc was raised, servicing and demonstrating workshop equipment, one of best pieces of design equipment had not worked for 7 years and within 15 min back operational, transforming educational outcomes. protecting the female teachers from boys who had been expelled for drug dealing and allowed to take their practical exam in the workshop.
Health and Safety Accredited with D&T The Design and Technology Association.
The School had a free Breakfast food club for the students, so the students didn't start the day struggling with concentration from hunger and staff where on hand to assist with home work club, that parents maybe unable to help with, improving grades.
While working in industry was supplying surplus Art materials and requested find a home for traded-in devices i.e. the Zcorp CJP printer at Zaha Hadid a home in a deprived secondary school.
IP interlectural property
In the Caribbean the prime focus of intellectual property is towards the Music industry, because of restrictions of online digital payment systems I sponsored Trinidad's Music industry IP Intellectual Property expert with a international recognized legal qualification, Protecting Music industry Artists legal rights.
I was invited into the server rooms of MTV Studios Europe when it was established at the TVAM building in Camden Lock, (family ran) Funk soul brother with the complete discography of early HIP HOP, met the men who short lived produced the bootleg merchandise for 90's SUB POP label artists concerts including Nirvana who's front man Kurt Cobain died 1994 from suicide after a Long Struggle With Heroin, they had to leave the US because of escalating cocaine violent, the same era as the death of hip hop artists including Tupac Shakur and Biggie Smalls.
IQ test at University for Dyslexia support was stopped when it reached 130, as that meant I could workout the test, in the 98% percentile of the population, the University sent an apology letter for opening the confidential results and explaining they don't ever see such results, when the average American IQ score is 98.
While at university wrote business studies paper on broadband internet and remote CAD, Cloud computing in 1993* living behind the Lord Iain Vallance FRSA the then CEO of British Telecom BT and on the first exchange to receive ADSL.
Today PTC developed Onshape a FREE browser-based CAD platform that students and educators can access on any web-connected device, in Gaming terms Publisher Valve: Steam, video game digital distribution service, using the processing power of cloud computing.
While attending Central St Martins in 1992 lived in SOHO met people working in the highly regulated adult publishing industry SOHO was famous for (before the internet), a short distance from the Admiral Duncan Pub which was the target of Homophobic bombing by a Neo Nazi which lead to legal changes in Gay rights, Artiwisdom was founded in the Drum Club was offered artist in residence for the Bus tour of the United States, commemorating the anniversary of Aldous Huxley's the Doors of Perception, the Drum Club was held on a Wednesday night in the World famous LGBTQ Night Club Heaven which took place on a Thursday, declined as I'm not Gay and wished to keep my health and sanity and not fall foul of the gun carrying US authorities, because of the illegal drug use associated. (see MedicalTech)
Recommended by Autodesk's Education Manager for EMEA Europe, Middle East and Africa and UK Start UP's Funding manager to join The RSA the Royal Society for the Encouragement of the Arts, Manufactures and Commerce - a London-based organisation committed to finding practical solutions to social challenges.
The best advice i ever received was from the founders of the Scottish Folk Band that wrote the Scottish National Anthem "Flower of Scotland" met at a Burns Supper In the UAE United Arab Emirates, visiting him in Edinburgh working together over a weekend he told me to "keep copies of your work as one day the public would be interested", a judge once asked me to describe my background stopping me at only one given day and said that's enough.
Don't drink, smoke or take drugs through meditation and prayer reached an epiphany, enlightenment in early 2019, God doesn't give you more than you can bare, and can describe it as having all pain and fear and stress taken away, and pour clarity of thought, the phrase when you fell from heaven I'm sure it hurt, a glimpse not yet you have more work to do, afterwards coming to terms with the many issues in society is difficult.
After police investigation, Awarded Full Fellowship in 2019 by the National improvement agency The RSA, granted to individuals the RSA judges to have made outstanding achievements to social progress and development, Described as joining past notable fellows, including Nelson Mandela, Tim Berners-Lee, Benjamin Franklin, Stephen Hawking, founder of Communism Karl Marx, and David Attenborough.
The RSA was founded during the pioneering spirit of the age of Enlightenment – the great 'Age of Reason' – is defined as the period of rigorous scientific, political and philosophical discourse that characterised European society during the 'long' 18th century.
The RSA explained to sit in reception and talk about the social issues which I'm interested in and it will draw people who have the same interests. during the Pandemic developed this website to reflect those. We have achieved all we have under our own initiative, self funded, without competition or design briefs making our own path, with thanks to God and close family, who have supported us.
Member of The Good Work Guild since 2021 a diverse global network of Fellows working to tackle the most pressing issues related to economic security and labour-market transforming technologies, attended IDB Inter-American Development Bank event “Overcoming project management challenges for social change” in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Spent the COVID pandemic lock down in Trinidad, which had two years with boarders closed, while countries including Ghana had two weeks, Coming through the High Commission in London, comments include "who to contact to be a benefit society", assisted national experts in education and social issues.