Monthly Archives: July 2010

New Books about the Future

I’ve just finished reading a few books about the digital era. The first, by Nick Bilton, was called I Live in the Future & Here’s How it Works. I didn’t like it. I didn’t think much of the new Clay … Continue reading

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Paperless offices – a rant

Getting back to physical offices, it’s not just the workers that are starting to disappear but the paperwork too. Historically, paper has always been an important part of office life and the idea of a paperless office has been a … Continue reading

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Too much choice (bit from new book)

Too much choice – we can’t decide what we really need The vast amount of information and choice now instantly available may also be narrowing our field of vision. A metastudy of scientific journals (a study of other studies) by … Continue reading

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Preface From New Book (pre-edit)

“Google knows everything” – Nick, aged 8. This is a book about how the digital era is changing our minds. It is about how new digital objects and environments, such as the internet, mobile phones and e-books are re-wiring our … Continue reading

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My New Book

Given that my new book is out in October (April onwards outside UK) I think it’s time to start dripping in some of the content as a series of blog posts. Please note that the final published version will be … Continue reading

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An Observation.

Why did it take so long for someone to come up with the idea of putting wheels on the bottom of suitcases? It’s a great idea, right? Yes and no. If you are an elderly person, or a small child, … Continue reading

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