Just enough tech.

The new Q is a spotty computer whizz. But the only “gadgets” that he gives Bond in Skyfall are a gun and a miniature radio. No gimmicky exploding pens or such like. The technology means are matched to the desired ends of the mission at hand. The new Q knows …

Cory Doctorow at Google Firestarters #5 – It’s the way he tells them.

Notice anything unusual about this photograph? (Apart from the crappy exposure control and lack of Insta-filtering). I’m talking about the blue curtain where normally there would be Powerpoint. Cory Doctorow was mightily impressive at Wednesday night’s Google Firestarters event. He was, as they say, great on his feet. And he …