Dave Ashman [watersvd]
What is your professional position? What technology do you work with?
Development officer @ Water U-Can Trust.
We are producing a modern solution in the provision of toxin-free drinking water for all people via our unique sidewalk solar powered SVDs & U-Can stainless steel flasks.
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Do you consider yourself a geek?
Determined to improve the quality of drinking water for all people.
How did your professional interest in technology come about?
Through education and awareness of our current global water plight and accessibility failings.
Were you one of those who broke toys to see the inner workings?
Research is an important part of developing any new products.
With understanding and education we can produce better sustainable products.
No, I did not especially break toys to see their inner workings...just wholistic thinking.
How would you describe the emotion that comes from getting involved in a new technology?
Can it be done?
How to achieve it?
Let us get the latest information.
We can do this!
The emotion is Joy.
In your field of work, what is the major technological trend on the horizon?
To reduce wasted diesel energy i.e., transporting plastic filled with water bottles to retail outlets, worldwide.
What factors should one keep in mind when giving advice about an investment in technology?
Listen & prepare your Business Plan, well.
Have a sustainable product.
Do you think businesses waste a lot of money on bad technology?
Old established industries continue to produce as they always have.
New industries seeking to be long-term and effective would/should invest in technology wisely.
What brands or companies within your professional environment are you used to recommending with great confidence?
Nature's powerful water cycle.
How do creativity and methodology combine to resolve technological problems?
We always think creatively, then discuss with our engineers leading to our quality SVD product.
Which one is needed to work in technology: great patience, or an especially ordered mind?
Discipline, research and great timing.
Also perseverance to overcome.
Does pressure impede your concentration or is it a stimulus to outdo yourself?
Obstacles pushes us onto greater solutions.
Aside from work, what other technologies interest you on a personal level?
Learning gadgets and general knowledge platforms in whatever formats.
Nature, politics and global changes which improves the lifestyle for mankind.
What are your favorite gadgets? If someone can't find you, what store would they need to go to in order to look for you?
Tablets, the Internet and business learning.
Find me @ firstname.lastname@example.org
Twitter @ H2OTrust
Are kids and teens too “technified”? Can one become addicted to technology?
It is just the world we were born for....they are wired and keen to embrace all advances.
They remain surprised that with all our new technologies there is so much suffering in the world!
Which is more difficult: dealing with machines or dealing with people?
Equally interesting...learn about the equipment then use it wisely.
How often are you called on outside of work hours to solve an urgent problem?
As a parent...many times.
Play futurologist: what will the technology of your sector be like in 20 years time?
Accessibility to our SVDs at numerous locations near you.
Reduced plastic bottled wasted energy and landfill quantities.
Certified better quality drinking water for all.
Do you attend fairs, conventions, or other events related to your sector?
As relevant, will attend when opportunities and our professional SVD product is available.
What professional challenge would you like to undertake at this time?
The completion of a winning investment business plan.
Where is your professional career headed? What do you imagine yourself doing five years from now?
Success and break-even point attained.
What magazines, forums or websites do you use to keep up to date with technology?
and The Internet
What advice do you have for those reluctant to try new technologies?
Investigate it's use and benefits for you.