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Thanks for the Idea
April 1st, 2009

It used to be cut and dried. We walked into a store and bought a 7-inch single or videocassette if we liked a song or movie. None of us had the means to reproduce it in the sort of numbers that would hurt copyright holders too much. But nowadays, an eleven-year-old on the family PC can copy and distribute anything to billions of otherwise paying customers.

Why do we still print?
November 28th, 2011

You can’t talk about paper usage in the 21st century without mentioning the environment. Of all the reasons to abandon the widespread use of paper, the need to stop cutting down trees would seem the most urgent.


15 Megabytes of Fame
December 1st, 2007

The days of having a 24 hours cycle to fill your paper with hard news seem as remote as the era when news took weeks to cross the world by steamship. The constraints on the news media to get the story couldn’t be tighter.

Stuck in the Middle
December 1st, 2008

If the above are among your benchmarks, you might end up disappointed according to a recent flood of books warning us away from The Chase. It’s a clich√© that human nature is to always want more (food, power, etc) — according to zoology and behavioural science it was hardwired into us millions of years ago.


Cyburbia
December 1st, 2009

Harkin believes the ‘drive to respond’ (our simple desire to answer messages) is behind the whole Internet architecture. He also makes incorrect generalisations about the models behind popular file sharing application like Bittorrent and Kazaa. With an interesting background, it’s nevertheless a cryptic story told with an enigmatic voice that we’ve heard most of before.

Simulating the Future
March 1st, 2009

As a government-funded body charged with the task of providing technology and energy policy to the WA government, TIAC provided a forum for debate much more effective than the dry reports and Powerpoint presentations we’re used to.






The Global Local More than just call centres, it's now professional services matched to rock ...
June 26th, 2011

Smart But Dumb It's been bandied about the science and business worlds a lot over ...
January 1st, 2010

Simulating the Future It used to be called role-playing, but an interesting example of an ...
March 1st, 2009

Simulating the Future It used to be called role-playing, but an interesting example of an ...
April 1st, 2009

Click As the most established killer app on the web, search engines generally ...
December 1st, 2009

Stop Signs On The Super Highway We can access videos of cats flushing toilets, but we can't but ...
March 7th, 2011


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