Archive for February, 2016


Don’t be smug, technology is eating middle-class jobs too – The Guardian (blog)

The Guardian (blog) Don't be smug, technology is eating middle-class jobs tooThe Guardian (blog)It assumes that rapid technological change will continue at the pace it has sustained since the late 18th century in Britain, a little later in most of Europe and the US, in Asia in the 20th century. Living standards barely rose for […]

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Technology could unwind decade-long trend in global trade – The Daily Gazette

The Daily Gazette Technology could unwind decade-long trend in global tradeThe Daily Gazette"While much of the variation in foreign direct investment could reflect cyclical forces, the two forces could be reinforcing, with cyclical factors releasing latent pressure from new technologies to substitute developed market capital for emerging …and more » technology – Google News

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Why The Technology Business Is Less And Less About Technology – Forbes

Forbes Why The Technology Business Is Less And Less About TechnologyForbesHere's my suggestion for the next big thing: a technology fund that specialises in ventures run by people over 50 with minimal knowledge of technology. Before you dismiss this as mad, consider the evidence. Exhibit 1: one of my clients. The principals … technology – […]

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Art and technology make each other better—so why do we make ourselves choose? – Quartz

Quartz Art and technology make each other better—so why do we make ourselves choose?QuartzI ended up going to engineering school at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. I continued to draw in my notebooks while listening to lectures at night and on the weekends. We live in a culture that values specialization and honing in on […]

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Technology Problems Top a List of Car Complaints – New York Times

New York Times Technology Problems Top a List of Car ComplaintsNew York TimesThe road to the autonomous future, it seems, is not as smooth as it appears. Problems related to cars' rapidly advancing technology are now at the top of the list of consumer complaints, according to the 2016 J. D. Power Vehicle Dependability Study.and […]

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‘Deadpool’ Technology Lands in Patent Fight – New York Times

'Deadpool' Technology Lands in Patent FightNew York TimesNow the technology we can assume helped the Hulk have a berserk twinkle in his eye as he smashed his way through the Avengers film is the center of a nasty fight between a San Francisco company called Rearden and a Chinese company called the …and more » technology – […]

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Paying with a selfie? MasterCard launching new technology – Fox 59

Fox 59 Paying with a selfie? MasterCard launching new technologyFox 59The company announced it is launching new mobile technologies that will allow customers to authenticate their online purchases using selfies or fingerprints. The technology will be rolled out by big banks in the U.S., Canada, the U.K. and some European …MasterCard will launch 'selfie pay' technology […]

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Technology And The Economic Divide – TechCrunch

TechCrunch Technology And The Economic DivideTechCrunchIn the Medium post addressed to Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman, Jane outlines the contours of a life that are familiar to many of the people working on the lowermost rungs of technology's corporate ladder. And was intended as a signpost for a culture that …and more » technology – Google News

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Where Are All The Technology Kleptocrats’ Yachts? – Forbes

Where Are All The Technology Kleptocrats' Yachts?Forbes“If someone found a gold mine in France, it does not follow that it would be to our interest to work it. In fact, it is certain that the enterprise should not be undertaken if each ounce of gold absorbed more of our labor than would an ounce of […]

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Victorian signal boxes will be retired as new technology is introduced nationwide – Daily Mail

Daily Mail Victorian signal boxes will be retired as new technology is introduced nationwideDaily MailMore than 500 signal boxes are set to be made redundant as the modernisation of Britain's railway continues. The Victorian boxes, which have been part of the railway for around 150 years, will be retired as new technology is introduced. A […]

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