It’s disappointing and sad that inventor of the free and open web Tim Berners-Lee, has allowed the vested interests of Hollywood to influence the W3C, which is pushing ahead with implementing DRM in direct conflict with the web’s founding principles. Let’s hope that, as with XHTML, a fork of HTML will win out and destroy this misguided action.
Google is able to seriously disrupt the car industry – fantastic! What’s most exciting about this is that a logical step for Google is to build hydrogen powered cars and advance that technology in the process, much more than car makers would like.
This post shows just why Chromecast is such a big deal. I’m surprised at the negativity of some of the coverage. This little stick is great and at a phenomenal price.
Good on Estonia for leading on this, and let’s hope others follow suit soon too. This is certainly one reason why the principal of ID cards isn’t a bad idea.
This is really interesting – Google is now allowing developers to host PHP applications on its App Engine service. That means that popular software like WordPress, Drupal and phpBB could be hosted very cheaply on Google’s servers.
Hurrah for Google, recognising that single, responsive websites are the future, not ‘mobile versions’ which merely add cost to site owners and usability headaches for users. I try to make everything I work on responsive for this very reason!
This goes a long way to explaining why Android feels like such a better experience than iOS. In fact, the problem of sharing between apps is exactly what led me to selling my iPad.
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Oh my god, it’s the future. It’s here. So exciting! I’m so glad I have a leap motion controller on pre-order.
I can’t help thinking this would be great, but then I remember that 4G ain’t that great…
So… Google Glass. Are we headed for an Orwellian nightmare where The Party is Google?