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Wayne MacPhail | A new TV show about the early days of the personal computer revolution evokes memories of Commodore 64s and the last time amateurs could bend a modern graphic user interface computer to their will.
Podcast
Redeye Collective | Robert McChesney says a technological revolution in artificial intelligence is around the corner and we need to get ready to fight to expand democracy and ensure everyone benefits from the changes.
Podcast
Redeye Collective | John Nichols is the Washington correspondent for The Nation magazine. He's the author, with Robert McChesney, of People Get Ready: The Fight Against a Jobless Economy and a Citizenless Democracy.
Columnists
Wayne MacPhail | "Ubiquitous computing" imagines a world in which computers are not front and centre in our lives, but become, like motors, the invisible engines of modern life.
Columnists
Wayne MacPhail | We are nearing the end of 2015. And, most days, after decades of innovation, our technology balances on a knife-edge between magical and maddening.
Columnists
Wayne MacPhail | If you want to imagine the future of personal computing you could do worse than watch The Grand Budapest Hotel, which envisions how digital assistants may deliver information in the near future.
Columnists
Wayne MacPhail | Avid fans of technology have a term for folks who aren't so rabid about code and gadgets -- they call them "normals." Nerds see gadgets as an end in themselves. These are the two solitudes of tech.
Columnists
Wayne MacPhail | At its recent BUILD conference, software giant Microsoft showed off Windows 10 and a new browser. Has it finally found its groove, or is it a desperate wannabe consumer brand?
Columnists
Wayne MacPhail | I line up for smartphones on launch day. I listen to gadget podcasts. I know the speed of my SSD drive. I am the one per cent. That is‚ the one per cent of people who are tech nerds.
Columnists
Wayne MacPhail | In about a week's time, Apple will announce its new iPhone or iPhones. Rumours have been swirling for months and, as usual, Apple has had nothing to say. But, they have been building something.
Columnists
Wayne MacPhail | Who, three decades ago, would have imagined that the materials that would change consumer electronics would be glass, ABS plastic, sapphire, graphite and aluminum?
Columnists
Wayne MacPhail | In 2014 devices will be smaller, closer and smarter than they ever have been, as our computers and computing devices become more ours, more personal, more aware and more social.