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Technology Failures

The world of technology is full of bright new ideas that promise to change the way we live; however, for every success there are numerous failures. Some technologies genuinely surprise us when they fall by the wayside, but others we realise were doomed to failure from the very beginning:

Doomsday Project – The [...]

Twitter

I think I have resisted talking about Twitter (www.twitter.com) for long enough - up until now I have sidelined this popular social networking service as I never quite understood its value and considered it to just be a passing fad.

That was until [...]

Recipe database

I knew that old age was finally starting to take root when I went food shopping this weekend and left with a copy of Sainsbury’s magazine. There was a point in my life when a magazine featuring a car, a scantily clad woman and something relating to general manliness would have been my publication of [...]

RSS Feeds

As you are no doubt aware the Internet is a huge place and with billions of pages at your disposal it can sometimes be a little tricky keeping up to date with the information that you require. Luckily a technology known as RSS (Really Simple Syndication) makes it easy to have the latest news and [...]

Distributed Computing

Distributed computing has been around for very many years. Some of my more long term readers will remember that way back in 2002 I featured a program called SETI @ Home which was designed to use the power of thousands of home computers together in order to search for extra-terrestrial radio signals amongst the stars.