It took 22 years to turn the telegraph into a useful commercial system, 16 years to do the same with the telephone, only 8 years for the transistor, and 6 years for the mobile phone. How long before computers transform homeworking and healthcare?
Category Archive: General
Why not buck the system today? Try out a new application, and become the master of your tools instead of being a slave to them.
Computer geeks might enjoy works in progress, but consumers expect products to work.
One of the great unsolved problems with email is how to support multiroling in addresses and mailboxes.
We are only too painfully aware of the continuing drive to increase powers of surveillance in the name of the ‘war on terror’. Just don’t let the electorate know that precious little surveillance has anything to do with that.
It is evident that the rules of colour harmony vary widely and lack a solid basis. Opinions have changed often. (Rolf G Kuehni)
Six simple questions to make your messages more effective.
The computing sense of crash lacks onomatopœa, is gross hyperbole, and is far too widely encompassing to be meaningful.
She was reduced to giving her half-hour talk whilst pointing at successive thumbnails in PowerPoint’s overview. Members of the audience tucked into flasks of coffee, or rose and strode out.
Step-by-step instructions for setting up a dial-up Internet connection under Mac OS 8 or 9.