Connected cows, cars and crockery prod chip mega mergers

My Reuters piece attempting to place the recent chip mergers in a longer timeline. Yes, I hate the term internet of things too.  Connected cows, cars and crockery prod chip mega mergers | Reuters: SINGAPORE/TAIPEI | BY JEREMY WAGSTAFF AND MICHAEL GOLD Chip companies are merging, signing $66 billion worth of deals this year alone …

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BBC: Cluetraining Disruption

Has technology, convinced of its own rectitude, lost its sense of moral direction?  Disruptive innovation is one of those terms that worms its way into our vocabulary, a bit like built-in obsolescence or upselling. It’s become the mantra of the tech world, awhich sees its author Clayton Christensen, as a sort of messiah of the changes …

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BBC: The Decline of Self Expression

Here’s a BBC piece which the World Service broadcast recently. This isn’t Reuters content. It’s taken us a long time to get to here, but I think I can safely declare us as, dextrously speaking, back before the caveman. If we had stumbled into your average cave in about 40,000 BC, we might have chanced …

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