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Society 2.0 Workstreams will socialize data

I recently happened upon Google’s timeline and map search options, one of their latest in-house labs projects. I found myself pleasantly surprised, too… “See results on a timeline or map. With the timeline and map views, Google’s technology extracts key dates and locations from select search results so you can view the information in a […]

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Business Innovation Science & Physics Society & Culture Technology

‘WiTricity’ wireless electricity for all?

There was once this Serbian called Nikola Tesla who had these crazy, amazing ideas about wireless electricity. At the time he was doing his most notable and respected work, wireless technology was as much the rage then as it is now. He had this idea of “a ‘world system’ for ‘the transmission of electrical energy […]

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Internet Security & Privacy Software & Hardware Technology

Wardriving coming to a Wi-Fi hub near you!

So you’re using Mozilla’s Firefox web browser, and you feel that glow of confidence about you. That warm feeling that tells you that your web surfin’ is more secure than those other guys using that .. other web browser. More secure? Well… It’s been a lazy past two days writing for me. I’ve rarely strayed […]

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Business Google Internet Microsoft

Will everything on the web one day be free?

I ask this question because I think we may well be inching closer to a point where lots of web services will be free. I say free, but what I really mean is advert-supported. But that’s still free, isn’t it? I thought about making this into a huge analysis of a possible future free web, […]

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Jeff Han, Microsoft get in touch?

We’ve all seen what Apple can do with touch screen technology, so there’s no surprises there. What with the former Apple Newton, and more latterly, the Apple iPhone, there’s some history. More recently, Microsoft have been showing off some of their own touch screen technology efforts, which came to my attention by way of my […]