Day: May 15, 2022

Why These Members Donate to the IEEE Foundation

For most of the 10 years that I idly thought about thermostats, I had no intention of building one. It was the early 2000s, and I was at Apple making the first iPhone. I got married, had kids. I was busy.

But then again, I was also really cold. Bone-chillingly cold.

Every time my wife and I drove up to our Lake Tahoe ski cabin on Friday nights after work, we’d have to keep our snow jackets on until the next day. The house took all night to heat up.

Walking into that frigid house drove me nuts. It was

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We the Users: How to make technology better

We the users, in order to form a better Internet, establish our rights, ensure our safety, provide for equal access to information, promote choice, and secure the benefits of being connected, have a few demands.

With apologies to Constitution author James Madison, it’s time that we the users of technology find a voice of our own on how the future is shaping up. A lot of technology is no longer working for us — so I’m charting out what’s broken and how to fix it. I’m calling this effort “We the Users.”

When I started reporting on consumer technology

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What Is Blockchain Technology That Powers The Cryptocurrencies

Did Radiohead predict the future on OK Computer?

famous Abingdon school old boys..Radiohead ; Colin Greenwood far right..

famous Abingdon school old boys..Radiohead ; Colin Greenwood far right..

IF I’M honest, I still think Radiohead peaked on their second album The Bends. However, this is, if Archive on 4 (Radio 4, Saturday) is to be believed, a minority position. It’s the band’s third album, 1997’s OK Computer, which is seen as the key text when it comes to Radioheadiana. (Is that a word? It is for the purposes of this column.)

Novelist Sarah Hall, who presented the show, was in no doubt about the merits of OK Computer and she was joined by journalist John Harris, fellow novelist

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Sunday May 15, 2022