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...
Charlie Osborne talks about (and to) the next generation of IT users.
London-based Charlie Osborne is a journalist, freelance photographer and former teacher. She holds a degree in Medical Anthropology.
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.
The ability, or rather art, of being able to be in bed, pyjamas on (or off, if that's your style), mug of tea in your hand, cuddled up all warm and snug, whilst being able to listen to their adoring lecturers waffle on in class about particle physics or some jazz like that.Granted, although there isn't a University of iTunes per se, iTunes U is beginning to really shine.
This new course I'm taking introduces sociology, and I assure all you budding sociologists who read that this new-found knowledge isn't going to my head. It seems for many, especially students who are forced into a semi-confined place as others, take precedent, that Facebook confirms events within our lives.
I've written from time to time about Apple and their rumoured tablet devices, applications for tablet PC's, multi-touch and Surface, and all those touchy-feely concepts we've been hearing about, but when do we get to actually see them?Microsoft has recently kicked forward their Software+Services, which for the you-and-me audience is a "Web 2.
Picture the scene. A small country pub in Canterbury, a warm, autumn evening, surrounded by friends drinking and smoking in the beer garden; relaxing after a difficult, hard day at work.