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The future of web-based news content

It’s not as if Google didn’t know what they were taking on when they started offering a news service. After all, they were turning news coverage into an Internet commodity. So what’s wrong with this picture? Well, on the face of it, the average web surfer wins, but are the news media publications the losers? […]

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Environment Science & Physics Society & Culture

When it comes to the environment, not in my back yard!

So you let your dog loose. Running across a mist-shrouded field on some autumn morning. He disappears into the distant trees emerging eerily from the blanket of fog to tend to his early morning ablutions. Moments later he re-emerges, and the two of you return home. An act repeated not just once that morning in […]

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When newspapers, ‘blogging, recycling and wireless access meet…

For those that know me well, they know that I like to follow trends. I love to explore patterns, especially those of a technological slant, and even more especially if there’s a social connection, which there inevitably is. So futurology is my thing. And exploring socio-technological trends is where I’m to be found most happy […]

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Business Environment Society & Culture Technology

Bin tagging and a small matter of the rubbish of big business…

As I’ve mentioned previously, technology is best used when enabling something or someone. So it appears that the government is intent on getting to grips with the issue of waste by strongly encouraging consumer recycling by employing RFID technology. To this end, the multi-bin system is in full swing and we as consumers are now […]

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Review: Gaia: A New Look at Life on Earth

OK, I’ll be honest, I’m not the kind of guy who sits down with a novel and reads all day. I don’t like reading something unless there’s a purpose to it, other than simple entertainment. So my bookshelf is typically filled with edifying material; such as programming primers and books covering scientific, astronomical and historical […]