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.

Friday, 3 February 2017

Because we need it?

Shoshana Zuboff once said that ‘technology makes the world a new place’. CES2017 showcased the consumer electronic industry’s products aimed at that new place. Highlights included 2.57 mm thin room sized OLED TVs; smart and Alexa compatible home appliances and holographic head-up displays for cars. Some of the exhibits that might not make it into your household include vacuum shoes and a padded mouthpiece but are you really early adopters?

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