Monthly Archives: February 2017

Cyber Warfare


Patrick Tucker describes the use of cyber tactics. Shortly after the fall of Saddam Hussein in Iraq, US forces sent text messages to insurgent fighters which told them to assemble at a certain point (eg. a street corner). When they … Continue reading

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Interview With Anant Agarwal, CEO edX


Interview with Anant Agarwal, Chief Executive Officer of edX. Founded by Harvard and MIT and now with global university partners, edX provides quality online education worldwide. This interview with the University of Waterloo’s Peter Carr, discusses edX’s work delivering high … Continue reading

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Better and More Education Using Information Technology


Education is vitally important today. This is not a new statement – it has been argued for thousands of years. Education enables people to be productive, get jobs and participate in society and most people have recognised this. Today, these … Continue reading

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Interview With Gordon Feller – Meeting of the Minds


In this audio interview I discuss the Future of Cities with Gordon Feller, Co-Founder of Meeting of the Minds. Gordon examines the issues facing cities today and the opportunities that information technology offers in tackling these and improving the lives … Continue reading

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The Future of Our Cities


Introduction Thre is intensive discussion of the impact that information technology will have on the future of cities and this post summarises many of the areas that will be affected. this information is important for decisions that are being made … Continue reading

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Is the Internet Destroying Our Brains?


In this blog we have looked at the arguments around the impact that the internet is having on the way that we think. Concerns have been expressed historically that technologies will have a negative impact – including that the printing press would … Continue reading

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