Posts tagged ‘computers’

June 19, 2012

Another New Tablet

Finally, Microsoft have got into the tablet game and have produced their own version and will launch sometime in the year. However, the craze that surrounded the launch of the IPad a couple of  years ago, hasn’t quite followed Microsoft.

Most of my research has found that whilst it is necessary for Microsoft to produce this gadget, it is quite flawed.

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May 4, 2012

Low-Tech Genius

One of the evils of the modern world, humble paper had a war declared on it when home computers became the norm and everyone had an email account.  It was blamed for depleting rainforests and goodness knows what else but is this wonderful low technology still the best for preserving data?

The US Senate is currently debating (the British Library already has) how to record and archive information for future generations of humans.  Not for the Year 3000 but even for the next decade. 

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