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Shopping in empty stores

October 16, 2012

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The register, today, is reporting that a Chinese retailer is building a 1000 stores,  that have no goods in them. Rather there are pictures,  and scan codes. You go in,  scan what you want,  and is if by magic they arrive at your home. Seems like the UK supermarkets could may use of such a […]

Internet of Things – Evrythng

October 15, 2012

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Been listing to Andy Hobsbawn’stalk at the Economist forum http://www.economistconferences.co.uk/video/technology-frontiers-2012/6388?video=6406 in case you’re wandering why,  well Andy is an erstwhile boss,  and one of the most creative and open thinkers I have come across. Some thoughts from his speech. He sees that if we were to provide everything with a Unique identifier then we can […]

Four types of human memory and your mobile

August 27, 2012

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I was reading about types of memory last night and it occurred to me that these have analogies in the way we use our mobile phones. The states of memory were laid out by Bruce D. Perry MD, and we’re used in a book I was reading. This I feeds into my thoughts that we […]