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From Sticks to Cyborgs: Technological Replacement of Humanity
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From Sticks to Cyborgs: Technological Replacement of Humanity I hold in my hand a stick, which our ancestors fashioned into the earliest form of technology, a spear for hunting. Man’s ability to invent solutions to problems and create tools to … Read More

Tesla announce new Model S Ludicrous Model
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Tesla CEO Elon Musk has announced a host of new options for the company’s flagship electric vehicle. The Model S now sports a Ludicrous speed mode that makes it even faster. They’re not offering a 90 kilowatt-hour battery pack for … Read More

5 Ridiculous Sciencey Tech Facts
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This is a tech website and without science, their ain’t no tech. So let’s talk about some ridiculous science facts that are almost unbelievable. 1: Collectively, Human beings have spent more time playing world of warcraft (6 million years) than … Read More

Why Microsoft is out-innovating Apple
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Why Microsoft is out-innovating Apple The Microsoft Vs Apple and Mac Vs PC debates are almost as old as consumer computing itself. There are fanatical followers on both sides of these large multinational tech companies and loyal fanboys and fangirls … Read More

4 Technologies that will soon be obsolete
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As technological development advances and accelerates, we embrace new standards and benefit from constant technical improvements, but with each new advancement there’s plenty of tech we’re expected to let go of. Here’s my list of 4 such technologies. Number 4: … Read More

How Apple Destroyed the Mac Mini
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Apple’s Mac Mini has gone through a few major design alternations during the course of its lifetime, but Apple have turned what was once a compelling entry-level machine and ideal PC-to-Mac switching option into a bit of a crippled joke. … Read More

How Technology Inspires Me
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I’ve made many videos talking about how tech consumerism has produced a global generation of smartphone and social media addicts. We’ve become all too distracted by meaningless and shallow, ego-centric bullshit like social media hashtags and virtual conversations instead of … Read More

How I’ve Become Set in My Tech Ways
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I think I’ve become a little bit set in my tech ways and I’m not complaining. It’s just something that I’ve started to realise. People reach a phase in their life where they begin to stop adapting to and adopting … Read More

CES 2015 Roundup: The 5 Best Tech Products
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CES 2015 Roundup: The 5 Best Tech Products CES 2015: The Consumer Electronics Show from Las Vegas has given us a brief look at the tech products we can expect to see in the coming year. Here are what I … Read More

How Technology Influences Language
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How Technology Influences Language Language constantly evolves over long periods of time, but technology accelerates that change dramatically. The English Language is being changed at a far faster rate than ever before thanks to the new communications technologies we’ve developed … Read More

The Role of Internet Memes in our Culture
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An Internet meme (/ˈmiːm/ MEEM) is defined as an activity, concept, catchphrase or piece of media which spreads, often as mimicry, from person to person via the Internet. Memes are a mainstay feature of life on the Internet. They are … Read More

The Technological Priorities of our Society
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The Technological Priorities of our Society I was inspired to write this article by my friend Bruce Naylor of FruglalTech who spoke recently about NASA’s contributions to technological development and how we’ve gotten so many important life improving products from space … Read More

5 Things I Hate about the Internet
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5 Things I Hate about the Internet Ah the Internet, remember when it was first commercialised in the 90s and we used to call it the World Wide Web or ‘The Net’. The Internet was made possible obviously because of … Read More

Modern Technology and Our Consumerist Society
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Modern Technology and Our Consumerist Society When we think about modern technology we often equate it to consumer culture and our overly consumerist society. This is a big problem in my opinion because it seems that in order for their … Read More

5 Amazing Future Technologies
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5 Amazing Future Technologies Number 1: Samsung are developing a new Wi-Fi standard at 60GHz, which they tout as 802.11ad and allows data transfer speeds of 4.6 gigabits per second. That translates as a 10 fold speed increase over existing … Read More

Top 10 most Influential Tech Products Of All Time
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Top 10 most Influential Tech Products Of All Time 1. The Apple II is perhaps one of the most iconic computers in tech history. It was released in 1977, 7 years before the original Macintosh. The Apple II was an … Read More

Profile of the Vancouver Startup Scene
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Profile of the Vancouver Startup Scene Vancouver, British Columbia is one of Canada’s fastest growing tech hub cities. There is an increasing number of entrepreneurs looking to build their new startup business in the City of Glass. Vancouver now boasts … Read More

Silicon Beach Vs Silicon Valley: Why Tech Startups are Choosing LA over San Francisco
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Silicon Beach Vs Silicon Valley: Why Tech Startups are Choosing LA over San Francisco Los Angeles, the home of Hollywood movie stars, the film industry, glorious California sunshine and most recently, a new thriving startup scene. LA has always been … Read More

IFA 2014 Highlights – Samsung Galaxy Note Edge, ASUS ZenWatch & Sony Xperia Z3 Compact
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IFA 2014 Highlights – Samsung Galaxy Note Edge, ASUS ZenWatch & Sony Xperia Z3 Compact Now it’s time for all the IFA 2014 Highlights. First up is the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge, which features a 5.6-inch display with a unique … Read More

5 Hot San Francisco Startups To Keep Your Eye On
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5 Hot San Francisco Startups To Keep Your Eye On San Francisco’s Silicon Valley remains the epicentre for technology and online business-related innovation. The Northern California tech hub has become a focal point for global entrepreneurship and is home to … Read More