Thought for the month

“It is a general popular error to suppose the loudest complainers for the public to be the most anxious for its welfare.” Edmund Burke, politician (1729 – 97).

Thursday, 10 January 2013

IBM predicts

Readers may like to note the five innovations that IBM believe will change our lives in the next five years. These relate to touch, sight, hearing, taste and smell. The later includes tiny sensors being embedded in computers or cell phones to analyze the molecules in your breath in order to detect the onset of illnesses. Are last year's predictions any nearer realisation?

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