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Experimental Ways of Living

Near the end of March, 1845, Henry David Thoreau (1817 – 1862) took an axe into the woods near Concord, Massachusetts, and he built himself a cabin by a lake where he lived, on and off, for the next two … Continue reading

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Google-Whatever Next

Senator Joe Barton (R-TX), co-founder of the congressional bi-partisan privacy caucus has received replies from Google to questions he posed about the privacy of user and subject data obtained using their new wearable technology Google Glass. “Google Glass has,” he … Continue reading

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Facebookism

I don’t think that Facebook is, “the scourge of the internet,” but it has asked us to reconsider our definitions of privacy. I read a blog post recently that was about privacy in the context of the NSA, another issue … Continue reading

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The Next Big Problem Facing the World

On Friday 14 June 2013, David Cameron, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, stepped onto the stage at the G8 Innovation Conference in London, and made a short speech in which he said two things. He said that as host … Continue reading

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A Loony Idea

I will admit to not being motivated to own the latest gadget. I don’t feel any need to have the latest version of Windows on my computer and I don’t think it absolutely necessary that my microwave oven should be … Continue reading

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