The Long Now: How the Far Future Affects Our Present Time

Technology wants to grow and expand like any organic system. We’ve watched enough Sci-Fi movies to imagine a far future civilization for mankind that is so far advanced we could barely recognize it. And at the rate technology is developing, we may build machines capable of communicating with remote intergalactic civilizations before we’re able to…

Britons get glimpse of "future of television"

By Keith Weir LONDON | Mon Jul 30, 2012 11:12pm BST LONDON (Reuters) – A lucky few Britons are getting a chance to watch Olympic broadcasts of unprecedented quality showcasing a technology that its creators are hailing “the future of television.” Japan’s public broadcaster NHK is using London 2012 to test “Super Hi-Vision” TV, which…

The other tech IPO that just faltered

Cloud software company E2open was rated highly by analysts but it had a disappointing IPO, only fueling concerns about future tech offerings. By Omar Akhtar, reporter FORTUNE — The specter of Facebook is still knocking around Nasdaq’s headquarters it seems. Last week, another tech IPO tanked on its opening day, recalling the social network’s flubbed…

Labelexpo Americas highlights package printing opportunities

This year’s Labelexpo Americas sees the debut of the Package Printing Workshops. A brand new feature area, the daily workshops will showcase the opportunities digital pre-press and printing can bring to folding carton production, plastic bucket decoration and high quality tubes. Xeikon (digital printing and converting), Esko (design, pre-press, and workflow), RotoMetrics (die cutting technology)…

How technology makes us vulnerable

Editor’s note: Marc Goodman is a global security adviser and futurist. He is the founder of the Future Crimes Institute and serves as Chair of Policy, Law Ethics at Silicon Valley’s Singularity University. He spoke at TED Global in June 2012. TED is a nonprofit dedicated to “Ideas worth spreading,” which it makes available through…

Canon launches new Pixma EveryDay Range of printers

The Intermedia Group (TIG) is a leading Australian B2B publishing, event management and technology business providing the most comprehensive and targeted B2B advertising network in Australia. TIG’s brands are a leading source of vital information for Australian and New Zealand businesses within the following 12 vertical markets: Beauty, Construction, Electronics, Entertainment, Government, Health, Homewares, Hospitality,…