‘Technology’

Can we sue for badly-designed products?

Can we sue for badly-designed products?

A woman who experienced pain in her wrist decided to sue Apple and IBM, rather than her own employer. She said that badly-designed keyboards are a hazard to her...

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Technology investments in Malaysia

Technology investments in Malaysia

What was Malaysia’s dream in relation to Cyber Jaya? Did the investments pay off after an economic downturn? Jonar Nader returns from a week-long tour of...

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The impact of technology on law

The impact of technology on law

We have witnessed the impact of law on technology, but now we need to consider the impact of technology on law, as Jonar Nader explains in this report filed after...

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Mobile phones and brain damage

Mobile phones and brain damage

A scientist has admitted that he is concerned about the damage that mobile phones are causing in relation to brain damage. To listen to an excerpt from the radio...

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Virtual reality and driving

Virtual reality and driving

Can young drivers learn to drive using virtual reality simulators so that they can be shown what it would be like to perform the really dangerous manoeuvres? To...

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What is the function of technology?

What is the function of technology?

Most organisations implement technology systems and computers, in the hope of creating an advantage. Unfortunately, according to Jonar Nader, most organisations...

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Disintermediation explained

Disintermediation explained

Jonar Nader speaks about the world of digits and he explains the meaning of the term ‘disintermediation’. To listen to an excerpt from the radio broadcast,...

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Virtual pets and the Tamagotchi

Virtual pets and the Tamagotchi

The Japanese have launched a range of motorised and robotic pets. Some are way too expensive. The Tamagotchi gets people thinking about their commitment to virtual...

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The old pager is still useful

The old pager is still useful

The old-fashioned pager (used by doctors and business people used to wear before the days of the mobile phone) might still have some life. There are new uses for...

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Comm Bank goes off line

Comm Bank goes off line

The Commonwealth Bank suffered a major problem where every single computer at the bank was off line. Customers were furious and staff were frustrated as fifty...

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