13 May

Calculated risks: Will algorithms make business boring? – BBC News

Bringing algorithms into the boardroom to make key decisions might be more efficient – but will it take some of the spice out of business life? Source: Calculated risks: Will algorithms make business boring? – BBC News

12 May

Funds sought for tiny £6 computer – BBC News

A Californian start-up is seeking cash to make a computer that only costs $9 (£6) in its most basic form. Source: Funds sought for tiny £6 computer – BBC News

1 May

How would a Tesla home battery work? – BBC News

US electric carmaker Tesla Motors unveils batteries that can power homes and businesses. the BBC’s technology correspondent Richard Taylor explains how they would work. Source: How would a Tesla home battery work? – BBC News

1 September

China develops facial recognition app to speed up spending | The Times

Academics announced that they have developed a system which will allow users to make transactions online authenticated by a photograph of their face. They are planning to launch an app, which will link to users’ credit cards and bank accounts, in the second half of next year. Facial recognition app to speed up spending | […]

28 April

Internet Explorer bug used by hackers to attack U.S. firms – Business – CBC News

As a web developer and designer, I always hated IE. I tried many times to inform customers over the years about the pit-falls associated with the many incarnations of Internet Explorer… here we go again. Firefox, Chrome, Opera, and Safari are better solutions to the nightmares attributed to Microsoft’s offerings. Internet Explorer bug used by […]

22 February

Artem Russakovskii – Google+ – Absolutely brilliant troll advertising by DHL.

Artem Russakovskii – Google+ – Absolutely brilliant troll advertising by DHL.

A very clever campaign, it reminds me of some very cool techniques used by Stefan Sagmeister of Sagmeister & Walsh, when he created billboards, after the billboards were exposed to UV light over a period of time, the message disappeared — in this case, heat makes the message appear. Do you think this is real or is […]

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