Time for a Cooling Drink: What’s Your Poison, Water or Coke?

800px-Stirring_in_a_glass_of_Water Time for a Cooling Drink: What’s Your Poison, Water or Coke?

One of my friends knows I enjoy a glass of Diet Pepsi as my first choice poison. Diet Coke is my second choice … he thought I should know the following information. On a hot summer’s day, I thought I should share it with you.

It seems that poison may be a good word for it!!

However, this is all but opinion swirling around the net. It is not confirmed. Readers should make their own judgements. Read more…

The Advertising Game of Cat (and Computer) Mouse Explained

In less than 200 millionths of a second, from click to advert, you are known in full

In less than 200 millionths of a second, from click to advert, you are known in full

The Advertising Game of Cat and (Computer) Mouse Explained – this is for those who have ever wondered just how an ad appears besides your search result so quickly and how an algorithm thinks it knows what you actually want to see by way of an ad. No ads is not an option.

It’s an elaborate, big business game and it was explained by Simon Duke back in May 2014 in The Sunday Times. Since then the figures have risen, but the process remains the same.

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Jobs 2: Tech Backlash or Last Hurrahs of the Technophobes?

Will ordinary people ever rise up against technology’s endless march?

Will ordinary people ever rise up against technology’s endless march?

Tech backlash or last hurrahs of the technophobes?

That is the question now being entertained for the millionth time and it presents a new angle on jobs, high tech, well paid jobs.

People have always opposed new technology. Centuries ago, the Luddites smashed machinery they realised was destroying old jobs. New developments have always done away with old ways of doing things and forced industries and cultures to reinvent, adapt, change,move on.

The camera was opposed by many in the 19th century as an intrusion into people’s privacy.

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