The Fourth Revolution

When we think of the Industrial Revolution, we tend to think of the start of the 19th century and worthy gentlemen wearing stovepipe hats and mutton chop whiskers standing looking serious next to steam engines. We know it had a lot to do with the way our world is now, but it’s all a very […]

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Pulling 5g!

So, there’s a new standard for mobile networks, and doubtless most people are looking forward to this with the eager anticipation normally only reserved for Christmas and cup finals. No? That’s understandable, we’re all pretty blasé about the way technology develops these days; we started with analog 1G in 1979 and periodically since then we’ve […]

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Can (The Internet of) Things only get better?

The Internet of Things (IoT). It’s not the most inspiring nomenclature for a digital revolution, is it? Presumably the Internet of Stuff or the Internet of Bits and Pieces were already taken? However, there’s a lot more to the IoT than a clumsy name, in fact it essentially represents the most startling and influential impact […]

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Digital Transformers Go!

So, you’ve digitized all your paperwork, you’ve migrated your file storage to the cloud, there’s more computing power in your office than is needed to count all the atoms in the universe and play a decent game of chess on the side and the only paper that’s ever seen on a desk is a Starbucks […]

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Quantum Leap

Not the slightly peculiar late 80s science-fiction series (apologies to younger readers), but the development of workable quantum computers. Niels Bohr, the great atomic physicist, once stated that any person who on first hearing about quantum theory wasn’t completely outraged by it simply hadn’t understood it, and the same applies to quantum computing. Most people […]

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The Revolution will be Digitized

The Digital Revolution is frequently referred to as the third great revolution for humanity, following on from the Agricultural Revolution, which effectively allowed us to create our city dwelling civilizations, and the Industrial Revolution, which allowed us to make a massive mess of our cities. What the Digital Revolution will ultimately do for humanity remains […]

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