13 January

Accenture wins Obamacare contract after CGI snafus

In an October post on Obamacares website problems with crashing, this latest article below reveals the fallout from the debacle. The Dublin-based IT company Accenture have taken over from CGI to bring proven experience in building large-scale public-facing websites. Accenture wins Obamacare contract after CGI snafus.

30 December

Will Self-driving Cars Become Ubiquitous?

Ray Kurzweil, Futurist, and Google’s director of engineering, has predicted many things over the years. He was the inventor of the first CCD Flatbed Scanner, and the first print-to-speech reading machine for the blind. Here’s a great article in The Times on how he thinks the world is going to change — read and learn! […]

20 November

Who’s Crowdfunding Murder With Bitcoins?

This is something out of a James Bond story, the sinister new website has emerged on “the dark internet” encouraging people to contribute money to fund the murder of leading American figures, including President Obama. Its founder claims that he wants to destroy “all governments, everywhere”. I first read about it yesterday in The TimesOnline. It […]

17 November

SLAVES TO THE ALGORITHM | More Intelligent Life

Algorithms play a huge role in helping us find what we are looking for when using search engines like Google. They are also working hard behind the scenes on a multitude of software applications that we use on a daily basis. I found this great article by Tom Whipple that I wanted to share, select […]

7 November

Silicon Valley Has an Arrogance Problem – WSJ.com

This an interesting article, it reminds me a little of the Tyrell Corporation in Blade Runner — what will the future have in store for us? I am interested in any comments you may have on this topic. Silicon Valley Has an Arrogance Problem – WSJ.com.

23 October

Who Cares? Obamacares Website Is Crashing…

Obamacares Website Is Crashing Because It Doesnt Want You To Know How Costly Its Plans Are – Forbes. I for one do not believe that they want to hide the cost of the medical plans and force users to create accounts and enter detailed personal information before they can start shopping, I think they just […]