Over the years, Microsoft has dominated the marketplace with some ground breaking products. Not just Windows or Office, but spreading to the web, communications, education and research.
Charlie Osborne talks about (and to) the next generation of IT users.
London-based medical anthropologist Charlie Osborne is a journalist, freelance photographer and former teacher.
In this day and age of expanding technologies, futuristic ideology and plain crazy industries, there are certain key buzzwords being thrown around the place left, right and centre. Before I started writing on Enterprise Alley, I didn't have a clue what half of these things were.
Let me put forward a problem. You've missed a lecture but you've got the lecture slides on a PDF document.
It's a difficult and strange time for many in the IT industry. It seems most people from home consumers to students, IT professionals and governments have rejected Windows Vista, and many have their reservations about Windows 7.
We are at a strange place in this world's history, where the Industrial Revolution is over, and we're in the new technological age. So many things have been discovered over the course of the last and this century, and we're still no closer to reaching a technological epiphany...
Nobody likes to say it, and nobody likes hearing it. People squirm, pull semi-distressed faces, people become uncomfortable at the thought and sound of these next words.
Concrete shoes, not as a bad thing where the Mafia throw people into a river and watch them drown. Oh no.
This is something for sore eyes; it certainly got my lower jaw dropped to the desk. The University of Cambridge, besides being loathed by almost everybody at my university (long story, another day) have once again excelled themselves in the technological field by developing this idea, whereas Plastic Logic, are manufacturing the device.
One of my first posts writing here was on Glassdoor.com and how you can see your potential future salaries.
Whichever campus you are at in the world, there will be a fair share of security issues. Where you have thousands of students all in one place, there's going to be crime, disorder and issues which eat away at our overall security.