BBC journalist Maggie Philbin says crisis-driven thinking is breeding a generation of lost business opportunities (but technology could help to turn that around. The recession has made many British businesses depressed and inward-looking, and a leading journalist says short-term thinking is not only stifling recovery, but threatening to blight the prospects of the coming generation.
Yves de Contades went to interview Mark Stevenson. His latest book is an inspired tour of what is going to happen next in our world and how it is happening faster than we think. An Optimists Tour of the Future manages to entertain and cover a vast range of topics with fluid ease. Erudite, fascinating, exhilarating and packed full of heroic characters. Not to mention a rich vein of possible investment sources. International Life gives it 5 stars. What inspired you to create this book An Optimists Tour of the Future?
This is a release of the open source code of the operating system which will soon be available on netbooks and will be a serious competitor to Windows. Unlike Windows it will be offered completely free.
Cyberduck is a great FTP application, it can also do a host of other things.
The Firefox browser does it all. Many regard it as the best internet browser.
Developed as open source under the Mozilla project.