Monday, 11 July 2005

Inside the big switch: the iPod and the future of Apple Computer. An interesting article speculating on the reasons why Apple are switching to Intel. Essentially, it's saying that the company's focus is shifting more towards 'post-PC gadgets' like the iPod, rather than traditional PC desktop/laptops.

Friday, 8 July 2005

Mobile phones and development (Economist.com) are once again highlighted as the IT saviour of the developing world. I think the potential is staggering, but so are the opportunities for corrupt govts to leech their own African potential dry. After all, in the past 50 years they've proven an uncanny ability to piss in their own well.