Reflections

Procrastinators

Now, I know the easy piece to publish right now would be some sort of Presidential/Trump bashing article about how Donald is going to effect the world (Notice how I said “Effect” and not “ruin”. I’ll save that rant for another day), but everyone is reading and regurgitation that dribble, so I’m going to completely […]

By MineTech | Feb 10th, 2017 | , , ,

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Who’s Afraid of Facebook?

  Facebook recently released a rather long list of all the information and data they record about their users, and it is pretty terrifying. I was going to start this article off with a scary analogy about how our current world is slowly starting to look very similar to that of a post-apocalyptic utopian nightmare, […]

By MineTech | Sep 27th, 2016 | , ,

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Pokémon Go away and get out of my shop!

Yes, yes, I know Pokémon Go has been filling the headlines and everyone, including myself, is terrible bored of the whole thing, but I thought I’d write a piece on it anyway. Pokémon Go is a game for mobile phones in which you wander around the streets with your phone out looking for Pokémon. It […]

By MineTech | Jul 25th, 2016 | , , ,

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Welcome to the 4th Industrial Revolution

Are you a bright minded inventor with an idea that you think will make our day that little bit easier? Yes? Well, don’t. It sounds cruel, but unless your invention or idea will have some sort of legacy that can’t be outshone or over shadowed within the next few years then there is really no […]

By MineTech | May 31st, 2016 | , , , ,

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TAY the Tyrannical Tweeter

Microsoft had to back-pedal pretty quickly after they uploaded the first artificially intelligent twitter account. The multi-million dollar company wowed the online world when they introduced “TAY” to twitter, intended to be the first ever A.I twitter account that was designed to adapt and develop her language system depending on who she was talking to. […]

By MineTech | Apr 5th, 2016 | , , , ,

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Experience vs. Energy

It is an ongoing argument within the business world; does the new perspective of a younger view outweigh the experience of the old dog?  When I think “Businessman” I generally see an older man with a leather brown briefcase and a pinstripe suit, but what if I should be imagining a young man or woman in their […]

By MineTech | Mar 7th, 2016 | , , , , ,

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Sexy analytics

The demand for analysts, technologists and statisticians to massage, manipulate and manage data, has made them smart, rich and sexy!

By MineTech | Dec 19th, 2015 | , , , , , , , , ,

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Was It Good For You Too?

80 percent of companies believe that they give a good customer service whereas only 8 percent of said customers would say they had a good experience…wait, what? I’ve been trying to get my head round this statistic all week and I still can’t seem to come to a logical conclusion. One of my theories is […]

By MineTech | Nov 3rd, 2015 | , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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From Morse code to Emoticons

There has been Morse code, Binary, Short-hand and Text-speak, but now it seems as though language has once again evolved to create a new, faster way of messaging. More and more people are using a simple emoticon to convey their point

By MineTech | Oct 9th, 2015 | , , , , , ,

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