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  1. Lifestyle - Technology - DIGITAL LIFESTYLE

    Cloud-based networks are power-hungry beasts

    Posted Oct 12th 2012, 12:00am by Jamie Carter

    ... of nine in five years. It's not totally clear where all of that data actually exists. "The world's largest technology companies tend to dominate the sector, but most are very ... that some data centres are so large they can be seen from space. If the cloud were a country, its electricity demand would rank fifth in the world. As more people around the world use the cloud ...

  2. Lifestyle - Books - DIGITAL LIFESTYLE

    Will robots one day write a bestseller?

    Posted Jan 18th 2013, 12:00am by Jamie Carter

    ... that it is a synthesis of data analytics, artificial intelligence and editorial expertise," says Kris Hammond, chief technology operator at Narrative Science. As well as an ability to describe, predict ... "The only limit on the technology is that Quill can only generate language where there is data to begin with," says Hammond. "While this could, in theory, include textbooks ...

  3. Lifestyle - Technology - DIGITAL LIFESTYLE

    Digital Lifestyle: Welcome to Work 3.0

    Posted Nov 16th 2012, 12:00am by Jamie Carter

    ... and firing, time-consuming interviews, and even office space for short-term online contracts automatically awarded to self-employed home workers with the right expertise for any given task. We could ... the product of new technology. The first phase, currently under way and probably something most of us have already done, is known as "bring your own device": you take your iPad to work, ...

  4. Lifestyle - Technology - DIGITAL LIFESTYLE

    Apps take a step closer towards real AI

    Posted Mar 08th 2013, 12:00am by Jamie Carter

    ... people? This has vexed the technology world for years, and a Spanish company thinks it has cracked it with an online platform called Fiona. The concept is all about creating the perfect personal ... are also involved, as are companies such as Nuance Communications, Chatbots, Verbio Speech Technologies and Ivona. They're all busy working on "sparks", an online platform ...

  5. Lifestyle - Technology - DIGITAL LIFESTYLE

    Digital Lifestyle: Organic light-emitting diode (OLED) TV

    Posted Sep 28th 2012, 12:00am by Jamie Carter

    ... Jamie Carter lifestyle@scmp.com Slim leap forward Is your flat-screen actually flat? Of course not, but a new breakthrough in display technology has produced a television that, while not quite wallpaper-thin, gets seriously close. Using organic light-emitting diode (OLED) technology, this eco-friendly, 4mm panel also promises picture quality 1,000 times better than what we have ...

  6. Lifestyle - Technology - DIGITAL LIFESTYLE

    Thought control can aid disabled

    Posted Sep 21st 2012, 12:00am by Jamie Carter

    ... brain-computer interface encompasses any form of controlling a computer via a direct electrical connection to the human body," says Peter Cochrane, an independent technology analyst ... due to the unreliability of humans and their replacement by machines in the combat-contra situation." A take on the technology could find its way into our homes. Chinese manufacturer ...

  7. Lifestyle - Technology - DIGITAL LIFESTYLE

    Can anyone claim Google's crown?

    Posted Aug 17th 2012, 12:00am by Jamie Carter

    ... lives and now it's really about how Facebook executes on that," says Vanessa Barnett, technology and media partner at London-based international law firm Charles Russell. Although ...

  8. Lifestyle - Technology - DIGITAL LIFESTYLE

    Digital lifestyle: robots taking our jobs

    Posted Aug 24th 2012, 12:00am by Jamie Carter

    ... Pacific, also dismisses the robot takeover theory. "While lower wages are a key factor in mass production, China enjoys many other advantages such as a highly developed technology ecosystem ...

  9. Lifestyle - Technology - DIGITAL LIFESTYLE

    Digital Lifestyle: Do you own your content?

    Posted Oct 19th 2012, 12:00am by Jamie Carter

    ... Jamie Carter lifestyle@scmp.com In this world, you own nothing Can I sell a downloaded song just as I can a CD? The thorny issue of digital ownership was brought to light recently when a story circulated online suggesting that actor Bruce Willis was going ...

  10. Lifestyle - Technology - DIGITAL LIFESTYLE

    Smartphone games are killing gaming consoles

    Posted Sep 14th 2012, 12:00am by Jamie Carter

    ... processing power in smartphones, higher bandwidth on a global scale, and a jump in cloud technology development. Device-neutral, video-rich augmented reality experiences integrated with social media ...




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