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Apple iPhone: can Apple make the right call?

OK, let’s not fool ourselves any longer. Apple is going to come to market with the iPhone. Just trust me on this one. I can feel it in my bones. Assuming the design is going to be fine, what sort of features will the Apple iPhone have? And will I like it? There’s been a […]

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Sir Tim Berners-Lee fears for the web, Part 1: in the beginning

The web has matured, and in doing so has grown in ways that its father-creator hadn’t anticipated. The web has become a social animal; if at times unruly, bawdy and a little immoral. And on occasion there’s the sinister, threatening dark side. A side of which few dare tread. But there’s also the edifying, even-handed […]

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BuzzFeed: ‘Blogging to get a better buzz?

“BuzzFeed distinguishes between what is actually interesting and what is merely hyped.” On the one hand, it’s good to see the human touch at work, but one man’s hype is often another man’s hot topic. OK, tongue-in-cheek sensationalism aside, I’m not trying to spin this whole thing as something bad, because from the looks of […]

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Tech’ news in brief…

Hot on the heals of my recent article: “How close are we to Star Trek technology?”, along comes this: “A ‘Tower of Babel’ device that gives the illusion of being bilingual is being developed by US scientists. Users simply have to silently mouth a word in their own language for it to be translated and […]

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How close are we to Star Trek technology?

So when did science fiction become science fact, eh? After reading this, you may just discover that we’re a lot closer to the technology in Star Trek than you might think… Being the sci-fi fan of old, I couldn’t resist writing this article. In fact, I’ve been looking forward to it for quite some time! […]