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The Circle Dave Eggers

The Circle by Dave Eggers

I read The Circle by Dave Eggers last year and I often find myself reflecting on some its key messages. In fact, I think that the statements it makes about technology, social media, and privacy are what makes the book worth reading. The basic plot is generally uninteresting in my view and was a bit […]

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Cashless Mobile payments

Cashless. Cardless.

Up until this past weekend when I had to pay for a taxi, I had the same £5 note in my pocket for three weeks. It was the only cash that I had on me for that entire time. This week, I haven’t even had that much. With the launch of Apple Pay in the […]

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Google is an Artificial Intelligence Company

Google is search – right? It has a big database of websites and other internet documents and is fantastic at letting you find what you are looking for within it.  It spends a lot of money crawling the web and on developing sophisticated algorithms that make your searches more and more relevant.  It also makes […]

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My favourite methods for music discovery

I don’t listen to the radio.  I dislike radio advertising for both the interruption, volume increases, and the overall quality.  I also don’t like DJ’s generally – with the possible exception of morning radio shows.  I just want to listen to the music – perhaps with some news every now and then. I listen to my own […]

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