The new killer app is a real humanLive experts like those from Google Helpouts and Amazon’s Mayday are changing everything—At Computerworld, Mike Elgan reports on the growing use of live humans on the Internet 10 reasons the browser is becoming the universal OSExtensible, mutable, and rapidly evolving thanks to open source roots, the Web browser […]
Quantum computers are still in an early stage of development but they promise to someday change computing. Here is some information about them. First is this video: Source: YouTube Also this link has more videos.
Test and test again: the lesson from Windows 8.1′s bumpy rolloutAt PCWorld, Juan Carlos Perez looks at the large number of problems with the Windows 8.1 upgrade. You Are Your DataWe are becoming data. Every day, our smartphones, browsers, cars, and even refrigerators generate information about our habits. When we click “I agree” on terms […]
The luxury of continual expansion of computer power can lead to design bloat. Is Microsoft Word today really better than Word in 1995?—Seth Lloyd at Slate
One thing that remained static for a long time was the way we interacted with computers. The point-and-click paradigm is now being replaced but this quote from Michael Mace at Mobile Opportunity points out how unchanging things were for years: Take a computer user from 1979 and show them a PC from 1995, and they’ll […]
10 ways that iPads are transforming retailEver since the introduction of the iPhone and iPad, people have found amazing ways to use the devices and with the arrival of iOS 7, the new iPhone devices the possibilities are only going to increase—Andrew Yates at TheNextWeb What’s Holding Up The Internet Of ThingsTurns out our smart […]
I have prepared a talk, “The Future of Personal Computing”, that I am presenting to various groups. You can see the PowerPoint show here. Without the commentary that goes with it, the purpose of some of the slides will not be obvious but most of the message should come through.