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Free calls and wi-fi – forever

If you are not paying rent or a mortgage then your cellphone bill is your biggest expense, right? Wrong. Remember the early days of Internet wi-fi? You could go just about anywhere with your laptop and find a wi-fi hotspot … Continued

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Book Review – The Utopia Experiment

The Utopia Experiment by Dylan Evans – Picador, $15.99, UK version €15.99 LIFE wasn’t so bad for author Dylan Evans in 2006. He was about to turn 40. He’d a good job at the cutting edge of artificial intelligence research, … Continued

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Why Australians are getting off the grid

New South Wales, 22 Feb – Dr Kristin Alford, a futurist and founder of Adelaide-firm Bridge8 which consults to governments and the private sector, describes her work as getting people to think “more efficiently” about the future. She says part … Continued

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Mobile living

A few months ago, a long lost friend appeared back in my life, a friend I knew when I was an early teen but lost contact with, all these years later we reunited and picked our friendship right up where … Continued

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Show the Love for Valentine’s Day

Stars including Stephen Fry, David Harewood, Dermot O’Leary, Jarvis Cocker and Emilia Fox are spearheading a new global environmental campaign. Together with over 100 organisations including Greenpeace, Oxfam, RSPB and WWF – The Climate Coalition’s has launched an ongoing campaign … Continued