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New Technology

Tweet We always make the point that portfolio workers more than most people need to keep up with current trends in new technology so here we reproduce IBM’s recently released annual Five in Five list of innovations that the technology giant thinks will take off in the next five years. Are you ready for these […]

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Tweet Can you wait?  Well yes. But for the geeks amongst us it will be fun.

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Tweet Peter Osborne has started a very interesting discussion on this topic on our linkedin portfolio careers group. He also has a fuller posting in which he discusses these 8 ‘lessons’ that he has learned. I was particularly interested as a couple of weeks ago I did a keynote speech specifically on portfolio careers for […]

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Tweet makes you think ?

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Tweet Excellent article which summarises what is known about Twitter use. It certainly confirms my limited experience – limited because I make little use of it. All my postings are tweeted and that is about it for me. There are now 190 million Twitter users around the world producing 65 million tweets each day. 19% […]

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Tweet I just came across this fascinating TED talk by  Harvard professor Larry Lessig, one of the foremost authorities on copyright issues, with a vision for reconciling creative freedom with marketplace competition. So what has this got to do with portfolio careers? Many portfolio workers, including us, who currently have 5 websites between us, constantly […]

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Tweet Meet Milo…the virtual human that reacts to a person’s emotions, body movements and voice. (Please watch the video.) Designed to be used with Microsoft’s Xbox 360 Kinect – its a new revolution in story telling says its creator Peter Molyneux.  “His mind is in the cloud. As millions of people use it Milo will […]

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Tweet This is the stirring statement from Chris Brogan after his recent  visit there. Do have a look at his posting on this. He is making an incredibly important point about places like Doncaster around the world which have previously relied on ‘traditional’ industries that have dominated since the Industrial Revolution. He presents evidence and […]

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Tweet Gosh thats not easy to say! Brilliant new app( big nod to Geek in Disguise). This will save you time, effort, money and probably help world peace. Well maybe not the world peace bit but I have been doing a bit of pruning lately of who I am connected to in my social networks. […]

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