We’re all doomed! They’re coming to get us! Let’s start with a potentially tumultuous topic for this post shall we? Ever since our minds were set alight by James Cameron’s genocidal Skynet AI from the Terminator franchise and Stanley Kubrick’s homicidal HAL 9000 from the cult 2001: A Space Odyssey,humanity has been infatuated with the idea of AI’s and what they could do for us… or is it rather to us?… Continue Reading
When it comes to the internet connectivity space, competitively priced fixed line and high-speed broadband is one significant advantage that first world countries have over their developing counterparts.
In the US, and indeed most of Europe – high speed DSL and next-gen fiber connectivity tend to be the norm, rather than the exception.… Continue Reading
Earlier in January, Microsoft launched a new platform based on the upcoming Windows 10 Operating System called HoloLens.
What is it and why is it so awesome and what is it’s potential use for the industry at large?
HoloLens itself falls into the category of “wearable computing” – it is basically a computer you wear on your head made up from most of the components you typically find in your desktop or smartphone (memory for storage, CPU, GPU, networking interfaces etc.).… Continue Reading
Most people will agree that the Windows 8 and 8.1 operating system was probably among one of Microsoft’s most divisive versions ever. Melding together a traditional “desktop” user experience (most of us are familiar with going all the way back to Windows 95 and more recently until the incredibly popular Windows 7) with a “mobile” experience Microsoft refers to as “Modern UI” (commonly known as “Metro”).… Continue Reading