Ray Tomlinson, email inventor and selector of @ symbol, dies aged 74

Ray Tomlinson, the inventor of email and the man who picked the @ symbol for addresses, has died aged 74. “A true technology pioneer, Ray was the man who brought us email in the early days of networked computers,” Raytheon spokesman Mike Doble said in a statement confirming his death. Doble said Tomlinson died on Saturday morning but he did ... Read More »

3D Printing and Technology Convergence

this is what happens when eight different exponential technologies all explode onto the scene at once. This blog (the 5th of 7) is a look at 3D printing. Future blogs will look at other tech areas. An expert might be reasonably good at predicting the growth of a single exponential technology (e.g. 3D Printing), but try to predict the future ... Read More »

Four Steps for Creating a Culture that Embraces Technology Change

Some of the biggest challenges growing enterprises face are the changes that happen along the way—this is especially true for those who get stuck in the “this is how we’ve always done it” mindset. Technology has definitely altered commerce forever, and those that have made adjustments by adopting the newest tech trends are more likely to end up leaps and ... Read More »

Women In Technology: The Challenge And The Responsibility

Is it almost reverse logic in some ways to call out ‘women in technology’ as an issue that needs addressing? Surely it should just be people in technology, some of whom are women, right? Speaking as a man married to a female professional software application developer who feels exactly this way, it’s kind of tough not to see women coder ... Read More »

platform will remain online ‘forever’

Recent advances in technology have opened up vast new areas of communication, cooperation and even friction among nations in their pursuit of security, development and progress. Science and technology today transcend almost all areas of international affairs. The role of science and technology in international affairs is so intrinsic that it is rarely recognised as a separate entity and often ... Read More »

India Welcomes Home Technology Talent

Last year, Abhinandan Balasubramanian quit his job at a London-based financial-technology company. The startup scene in his native India was booming, and he wanted in. The 25-year-old Mr. Balasubramanian moved to Mumbai and in December launched his own business there: Altflo, a global online marketplace for assets such as real estate and shares in investment funds. Basing Altflo in India ... Read More »

Why Isn’t My Business Growing?

Business growth is typically the corporate leader’s primary purpose and priority in running a company. However, many business owners find that there are at least a few seasons in which their conversion rates come to a standstill. If this has been an issue for your company, it’s important to determine whether you are making costly mistakes that detract from your ... Read More »

Technology plays a role

There’s always something new theatre artistes bring to the table or stage, as you like it. This year h.g. ( Hansel and Gretel ) by Trickster-p, and the Corinne Maier-directed Past is Present , both brought to Bengaluru by Sandbox Collective, raised the bar by blending theatre and technology. h.g. was a performance installation, where the spectator walked through nine ... Read More »

Syria civil war: State-of-the-art technology gives President Assad’s army the edge

If u can see the Syrian army’s spanking new Russian T-90 tanks lined up in their new desert livery scarcely 100 miles from ISIS’s Syrian “capital” of Raqqa. There are new Russian-made trucks alongside them, and a lot of artillery and – surely ISIS’s spies are supposed to see this – plenty of Syrian soldiers walking beside the perimeter wire ... Read More »

Eco Survey 2016: Need to create more jobs, climb technology ladder for faster growth

Eco Survey 2016: Need to create more jobs, climb technology ladder for faster growth “This might be related to the increasing use of contract labour,” it said, cautioning that “any overall assessment of contractualisation must also account for its impact on worker protection and workers’ plight”. As per the Survey, one of the key roles of the Centre is to ... Read More »