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

Conferencing is serious business. Businesses love to save money, which seems logical enough. Especially in large corporations such as Cisco Systems, a huge amount is spent on flights for representatives to meet other representatives in different countries. Not only is this expensive, it’s not a fantastic solution to helping nature. However, the annual costs have […]

Okay, time to summarise two essays written by Vernor Vinge and Nick Bostrom, on two different aspects of artificial intelligence. Vinge’s piece from 1993 dicsusses the evolution of artificial intelligence and the coming ‘singularity’. Bostrom’s argument from 2002 centres around our existence in a computer simulation. The propositions are both interesting, if a little extreme […]

Despite being late (even though the document was ready on Thursday),  I still have not forgotten my trusty ITGS triangle. I digress, so I”ll just jump into this interesting article.  To sum it up, the article was written by Matt Peckham at MSNBC, who wrote a story about a controversial news story by Fox News […]

The Coming Technology Singularity: How to Survive in the Post-Human Era: This article discusses more of the topic of Artificial Intelligence and the theory of singularity. It discusses the probability that there will in fact be AI though not necessarily possible within the next year or two. It discusses singularity in this respect that all […]

Recently the topic of “Business” and “Employment” have been brought up recently; and on the Guardian theres an interesting story about how an employee stole and sold personal account details to rival firms. Now, this is major as some person just working in a company immediately takes your information and decides to sell it without […]

Image by carlaarena via Flickr Grade 11’s now your Video assignment is over as announced it is time to begin your first Internal Assessment portfolio. The essential element of any good portfolio is the choice of the article – and the best wasy to choose an article is to read and organise as many as […]

Over the years amazon has developed a platform technology for reading on the go. Downloadable newspaper subscriptions, magazine subscriptions, eBooks, Novels, Poems, articles, etc have been made to be downloaded onto the cheap and useful Amazon Kindle. The Kindle is cheaper than most eReading tools because of its wireless internet capability. The Kindle, even after […]

Think of a day before the Internet, television, telephone, radio, telegram and postal services. How did humans communicate with each other? Of course, they talked to each other in person; it was the only solution to relaying messages. As technology has progressed, we now have the sufficient tools to communicate with somebody out of reach. […]

Machine Language is binary, consisting of 0‘s and 1‘s, correct? Well, maybe not for long. A study by Edinburgh and Manchester university scientists has arrived at a more sophisticated quantum binary language using an entire range of values (qubits). This technological advance uses molecular-scale technology instead of the current silicon chips. Such an achievement of […]

As i am nearing the end of the book, The Pirate’s Game, i have come to realize many things about pirates and the problems they face. We all can see that pirates , truly, have shaped our society. Various trends, remixes, and acts of piracy force firms to compete with pirate. since pirates are only […]

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