Technology Reveals Truth?

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Despite many people assuming that Great Britain is now mainly built over, in fact a new survey has just revealed that only 6% is occupied by urban areas. The Centre for Ecology and Hydrology has compiled a map of national habitats from digital data and satellite images which reveals that 16% of Britain is mountains,… Read more »

Could we live without e-mail?

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So, serial-blogger MG Siegler at TechCrunch has decided to “Quit E-mail“. Well, he’s not quite quitting e-mail, more suspending it for the next month. He has pledged for the next month not to (manually) respond to any e-mails that come his way. They will instead be responded to in the form of an auto-response, which we… Read more »

Crowd-Sourcing Is Now the Business

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Few are surprised by web innovation. One of the latest things which is set to zoom is crowd-sourcing. This is the channeling of the pooled wisdom of many people sharing ideas, coming up with new solutions: brainstorming by crowd. Before he presented the last British Budget (March 2011), Chancellor George Osborne invited anybody to log… Read more »

Dropbox owns your ‘stuff’ – and then they don’t.

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Those currently living in the UK are probably used to seeing talk of U-turns, especially those mentioned in the papers. So news of the latest U-turn by file hosting company Dropbox may not come as too much of a surprise, especially if you saw the original changes to their terms and conditions and the furore… Read more »