Thought for the month

“There is nothing noble in being superior to some other man. The true nobility is in being superior to your previous self.” Probably W.L. Sheldon, US lecturer on ethics (1858 – 1907) rather than Ernest Hemingway.

Tuesday, 7 January 2014

IBM’s 5 in 5

IBM has revealed its latest predictions for five big innovations that will change our lives within five years. In a nutshell, IBM says: The classroom will learn you; Buying local will beat online; Doctors will use your DNA to keep you well; A digital guardian will protect you online and The city will help you live in it. Their predictions for Big Data trends in 2014 include the rise of the Chief Data Officer. 1984 beckons.

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