Category Archives: Technology

Kind Of Awesome: The White House’s Response To Death Star Petition

As you may know, under President Obama the White House has pledged to respond to any petition posted on their website which gets 25,000 signatures or more. Many of these petitions are very serious, such as questions about gun control … Continue reading

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Google To ‘Street View’ The Amazon

This is interesting. Google is teaming up with a charity called Foundation for a Sustainable Amazon to use their Street View technology to map settlements along parts of the rivers of the Amazonian Rainforest. The idea is to demonstate changes … Continue reading

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Best Free Android Apps

I’ve had my Android phone for about six months now so I thought it was high time to list my favourite apps. I’m a cheapskate, so they’re all free. Games Abduction – this game makes fantastic use of the Android’s … Continue reading

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Twitter Reunites Homeless Man With Daughter

Daniel Morales lost touch with his daughter when she moved away. Then he lost his job and became homeless, living on the streets of New York City. Now, Twitter has helped him find her again. As part of a project … Continue reading

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Technology and Innovation In My Lifetime

It occurred to me the other day that the advances in technology since my birth have been remarkable. I’m no scientist and I’m not as up-to-date with new technologies as some people, but just off the top of my head … Continue reading

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Facebook – The Unstoppable Force

Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Facebook, is the 2010 Time Person of the Year. This is not news, it was announced weeks ago, but I’ve only just got around to reading the article. It’s worth a read but it … Continue reading

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Technology can be a pain

I recently got a new laptop. My old Acer had served me well for 5 years but it was high time to upgrade, and when a friend of mine nabbed a new Toshiba for £300 in Amazon’s Black Friday, the … Continue reading

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