Living on the Edge

It’s an extraordinary thought that when you make a request of the Internet, it’s quite likely that it travels halfway around the world and back to you within the blink of an eye; try sending yourself an email and it will appear in your inbox virtually instantaneously with you clicking “send”, despite the fact that […]

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Are You Ready to Live Life on the Edge?

As computing technology became part of our lives, the mainframe computer was created. This held all the processing power and all the data, and users accessed it through a “dumb” terminal. Next came the PC, the complete opposite, where all processing power and data storage took place within the box on your desk or, later, […]

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Computers thinking like us?

From the earliest days of computing, it has been both a dream and a science-fiction nightmare to create computers that are capable of thinking like human beings. Generally, people would put such possibilities – now fast becoming realities – into the category of Artificial Intelligence, but in fact there is a new kid on the […]

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