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‘hanging out the dirty linen’ to delve into the ethics of IT’s role in society.

The Internet has grown drastically over the past few years and most of us wouldn’t know what to do now without it. I have grown in a world where technology is used every day and where we are surrounded by it. Both my parents are quite tech-savvy and technology was used often at home but […]

Over the past couple of weeks I explored the benefits of GTD Web 2.0 applications. These included an RSS Feed application – Bloglines – and a Planning application – Zoho Planner. Bloglines is one of many web applications using a popular method with RSS Feeds. RSS (Really Simple Syndication) Feeds are a method used to […]

P4P is the new kid on the filesharing block. P4P is a new technology that will make filesharing applications that makes torrenting and peer to peer transfering alot cheaper and faster. But is this neccissarily a good thing? P4P is basically an improved version of P2P. P4P works just liek P2P except it focuses on […]

The popular alternative to Microsoft’s office suite OpenOffice is now natively available as a beta for the quickly growing operating system Mac OS X. Openoffice could become a major threat towards paid office clients as it’s popularity is dramatically increasing. One of the primary problems with buying a computer is having to purchase a large […]

Imagine a world in which computer users would never have to us a mouse or a keyboard again! It seems impossible at the moment but believe it or not, technology is already being implemented to revolutionize the world of input as we know it. Not very long from now, one will have the ability to […]

This image is from Think back to the last time you wore a mood ring. Adolescents and even adults naturally find them an amusing way of determining mood among other things. With their color changing mood detectors, these gadgets can tell if you are happy, sad, confused, or even angry. Imagine the day that […]

[seetheface id=”1″] Excuse the dodgy video introduction above…but hopefully it will have intoduced you to your one-stop-shop, of information for your Information Technology in a Global Society course. Whether you are in the first or second year of your course I will be posting news stories, homework items, research help, video resources and much more […]