Another solution creating unknown problems: Web-connected cars

Technology can be very powerful. Powerful things need controlling. Vendors and others who promote the benefits of technology very rarely talk about the costs and downsides. In my experience, that’s because they haven’t got a clue of the consequences. This article appeared in the Washington Post http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/technology/web-connected-cars-bring-privacy-concerns/2013/03/05/d935d990-80ea-11e2-a350-49866afab584_print.html Cars will soon be so linked into wireless networks they will be like Continue reading Another solution creating unknown problems: Web-connected cars

How outsourcing damages economies

When one company outsources its manufacturing or services to an overseas organisation, it reduces it costs. When many companies do the same thing, they risk damaging the economy and their own business. The reason? Because all the workers who now do not have a job, have no income to spend on products and services. An economy is a self sustaining Continue reading How outsourcing damages economies