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Written – February 2022 Born Hedwig Eva Maria Kiesler of Jewish heritage in Vienna in 1914, the Hollywood starlet Hedy Lamarr could seem an unlikely choice for my all-time hero of technology, but you might be surprised to discover that her legacy lives on in…

Written – February 2022 Over the last few years the words Bitcoin and Crypto Currency have entered the public lexicon.  Recently they’ve been joined by NFTs (Non Fungible Tokens, with fungible being another word for replaceable) with these being used by people to buy “real”…

Written – February 2022 The Legacy Problem Every time a new version of Microsoft Windows is released, Microsoft add new and ever prettier interface items.  Windows 11 brought with it the new Start Menu and the semi-transparent acrylic design the company calls “fluent”.  You don’t…

Written – February 2022 Have you ever wondered why almost every mobile device in the world is a smartphone, and why smartphones are so popular?  It’s not actually because this is what people want, or because they’re the best mobile form-factor for people to use. …