Monthly Archives: November 2014

Google Knows What Makes Your Heart Beat Faster

“He sees you when you’re sleeping He knows when you’re awake He knows if you’ve been bad or good So be good for goodness sake” – from Santa Claus is Coming to Town, by Haven Gillespie / J. Fred Coots   Stephen Wolfram made headlines back in 2012 when he revealed that he had been “life … Read more

The Day of Forever – Infinite Storage and the Future of Corporate IT

If anyone remembers June 25th 2014, it will probably be because of rising tensions in the Ukraine, or footballing incidents. But there’s something else – this was the day that Google announced their Drive for Work product, offering unlimited Google Drive storage for a nominal fee to business users via the Google Apps suite. Infinite storage had previously been … Read more

Amazon Echo, and The End of Remembering

‘Never memorize something that you can look up’ – Albert Einstein. Amazon recently announced the Echo, a personal digital assistant that you converse with – see the video below for some slightly contrived examples. What the Echo and competing technologies like Google Now really highlight for me is that we are entering an age where the act … Read more