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).

Monday, 6 February 2017

Because we don’t need it

The 2016 technological graveyard is fairly full. MIT have produced their list of star technology failures for 2016. These include Volkswagen’s “defeat device” (a rather expensive few lines of software code), genetically engineered plants that luminesce (still in the dark) and the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (far too hot a product).

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