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The mother of all technological revolutions

To paraphrase a saying attributed to philosopher¬†George Santayana¬†(1863 – 1952), those who do not learn from the mistakes of the past, are bound to repeat them. You may disagree with that sentiment but human history is riddled with examples that support it.¬† For example, the…

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The young, the politically disaffected and the marginalised voter

Is broadband Internet sufficiently important to our society to legitimise the conception of a new political party? In the presence of outdated thinking by the incumbent political parties, I for one believe so. High speed broadband is already making a significant impact in the areas…

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