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Are humans actually stopping the potential of technology?

Are humans actually stopping the potential of technology?

Written by on November 23, 2016 in Opinion with 0 Comments

We live in the most frustrating of times. Technology is changing the way we live in almost every way. At least, potentially. The technology, in many cases, is proven but the service it enables is probably still years from public availability. Take autonomous cars – actually any vehicle – where the technology has proven that computer sensors […]

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Do we need a pause from all this headlong progress?

Do we need a pause from all this headlong progress?

Written by on November 14, 2016 in Opinion with 0 Comments

It is not just the election of Donald Trump that gives us pause for thought (and a variety of other emotions – see Facebook for most of them). There seem to be a host of other issues that have emerged recently which add to the need to stop and reflect. Top of the list must […]

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Lessons from the past. Remember the promise of smart cards?

Lessons from the past. Remember the promise of smart cards?

Written by on August 4, 2016 in Opinion with 2 Comments

People who have been around for a while know that more companies go bust because they were ahead of the times than because they were behind them. Smart cards and companies that bet on their success supply slightly chilling examples. In the 1990s, smart cards were the ‘next big thing’. My colleague, Tony Poulos, informs […]

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