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Why We Work in Starbucks

(this is a copy of my Loose Wire Service column, syndicated to newspapers; hence no links.) By Jeremy Wagstaff Why do we work in Starbucks? It’s a question I ask myself every day, because I usually find myself in one … Continue reading

11. April 2011 by jeremy
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Concentration in the Public Space

By Jeremy Wagstaff Why do we work in Starbucks? It’s a question I ask myself every day, because I usually find myself in one at least once. This despite having an excellent home office replete with cappucino machine, music, ergonomic … Continue reading

04. April 2011 by jeremy
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The Missed Call: The Decade’s Zeitgeist?

By Jeremy Wagstaff (this is a longer version of an upcoming syndicated column.) When people look back at the last decade for a technology zeitgeist they may choose SMS, or the iPod, or maybe even Facebook. Me? I’d choose the … Continue reading

10. November 2010 by jeremy
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The Unfriending Wind of Unfriending

By Jeremy Wagstaff (this is my weekly syndicated column, hence lack of links. BBC podcast is here.) It’s an odd world where a word like “unfriending” becomes so common that we all know what it means. And we’re not thinking … Continue reading

29. October 2010 by jeremy
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The Cup Final, the Uplifting Video and the iPod

Hang on, let me check my iPod first Technology, however small, can be the difference between winning a cup final and losing it. Manchester United faced Tottenham Hotspur in the Carling Cup Final on Sunday, and it’s instructive how video … Continue reading

02. March 2009 by jeremy
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The Problem With Memory Sticks

… is that you forget you have them in your pocket. According to Credant Technologies, a Texas-based security company, about 9,000 USB sticks have been left in people’s pockets in the UK when they take their clothes to the dry … Continue reading

26. January 2009 by jeremy
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Pocket Lockets

videocapture from myTreo.net Here’s something that caught my eye from CES: D.A.V.E. from Seagate. Despite its awful name (it stands for Digital Audio Video Experience) it’s a great idea. It’s basically a small 60 GB external hard drive but it’s … Continue reading

17. January 2008 by jeremy
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What Probably Won’t Happen in 2007

The BBC has asked me to make some predictions about the coming year, something I’m always loath to do because I seem to get it wrong. Anyway, here are my notes. They’re based in part on my own bath-time musings, … Continue reading

14. December 2006 by jeremy
Categories: Blogs, Bluetooth, Innovation, Interfaces, Internet life, Malware, Media, Phones, Podcast, PR, Privacy, Productivity, Scams, Security, Software, apps, Spam, Taxonomy, Wi Fi | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 comment

What Probably Won’t Happen in 2007

The BBC has asked me to make some predictions about the coming year, something I’m always loath to do because I seem to get it wrong. Anyway, here are my notes. They’re based in part on my own bath-time musings, … Continue reading

13. December 2006 by jeremy
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The Slow Death of the iPod

Jupiter Research has come up with figures [BBC] suggesting that only 20% of the tracks found on an iPod will have been bought from iTunes. The conclusion: “Digital music purchasing has not yet fundamentally changed the way in which digital … Continue reading

18. September 2006 by jeremy
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