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My work desktop and my amazing computer resurrected from the dead

By on August 2, 2014 in Science & Technology
My work desktop and my amazing computer resurrected from the dead

My desk top is a bit cluttered as you can see.  Do I really need 3 computers with five monitors? Not really but two computers each with a second screen is perfect for my work. The 3rd computer is my old Mac resurrected from the dead.  What an amazing computer it has been.  First it […]

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Will the Nokia Acquisition Save Microsoft?

By on April 22, 2014 in Science & Technology with 0 Comments
Will the Nokia Acquisition Save Microsoft?

Microsoft have just acquired Nokia and will launch its own brand of mobile phones abandoning the Nokia brand. I must admit that I am following what Microsoft does with interest. I have previously written that unless they pull a rabbit out of the hat soon they will go into steep decline. Their failure to get […]

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Back to 1984

By on April 16, 2014 in Science & Technology with 0 Comments

I have just taken a trip back in time to 1984 when the first Macintosh computer was released. I just watched a video of Steve Jobs first demonstration of the Mac to the Boston Computer Society on January 1984. I opened the video with mild nostalgic interest but not because I was a fan of […]

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Will the office PC soon be obsolete?

By on April 10, 2014 in Science & Technology with 0 Comments
Will the office PC soon be obsolete?

Could cloud based solutions running on terminals replace the traditional office PC? I recently made some comments on facebook on a topic about the future of PC’s and suggested that businesses will most likely move to cloud based solutions and ultimately away for the PC with its independent operating system. I have many years in […]

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Exponential Growth in Technology

By on October 3, 2010 in Science & Technology
Exponential Growth in Technology

Did you know ? Human Capital Edition 2009 <object width=”480″ height=”385″ classid=”clsid:d27cdb6e-ae6d-11cf-96b8-444553540000″ codebase=”http://download.macromedia.com/pub/shockwave/cabs/flash/swflash.cab#version=6,0,40,0″><param name=”allowFullScreen” value=”true” /><param name=”allowscriptaccess” value=”always” /><param name=”src” value=”http://www.youtube.com/v/PHmwZ96_Gos?fs=1&amp;hl=en_US” /><param name=”allowfullscreen” value=”true” /><embed width=”480″ height=”385″ type=”application/x-shockwave-flash” src=”http://www.youtube.com/v/PHmwZ96_Gos?fs=1&amp;hl=en_US” allowFullScreen=”true” allowscriptaccess=”always” allowfullscreen=”true” /></object> This is one of the “Did you know?” video clips you can see on youtube.    When I watch these I get goose […]

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The Sixth Sense Technology

By on July 18, 2010 in Science & Technology
The Sixth Sense Technology

I came across this brilliant use of technology and thought it was a great example of creative thinking.  I am a bit of a technology buff and very interested in how new technology impacts on society so this is of particular interest to me. Here is the description: ‘SixthSense’ is a wearable gestural interface that […]

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