Torquemada

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Torquemada, not his real name, has been casting a jaundiced eye on the technology world since the Sinclair C5 was causing as much excitement as the driverless car today, a 64K RAM pack could turbocharge performance, and Alan Sugar was the equivalent of Elon Musk.

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Finance

Rant: Money men move tech CEOs like pawns in a game

The technology sector is increasingly at the beck and call of the finance people

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Business Management

Why do the stars come out for tech conferences

Stars of stage and screen are emerging for, of all things, technology company events

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Data Privacy and Security

Data privacy is broken and there's no fixing it

The web killed off the notion that our personal lives might safely remain personal

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Wireless Technologies

Virtual reality will be the new opium of the people

VR technology threatens to immerse us in another world and lead us away from thinking

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Cloud Computing

Eight big problems with cloud computing

For a contrary point of view on cloud, we asked our regular rant author and cynic

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Human Resources

Rant: A guide to identifying and avoiding the Technopath

Beware the scary individuals that have reduced life to a binary game for making money

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Business Management

Rant: Five reasons why I'm a technology conference no-show

The big technology vendor events have become fat and complacent

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Technology Planning and Analysis

Rant: Backwards compatibility is now borked-wards compatibility

Too many suppliers block the way to make new products work with old products

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Cloud Computing

Rant: In London, mind the gap between cloud PR and reality

The aching chasm between promised efficient and ubiquitous cloud services is there for all capital dwellers to observe

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Technology Planning and Analysis

Rant: Computer price falls show capitalism at its best

A Big Mac has more than doubled in price over 20 years while a personal computer costs a fifth of what it did in 1995

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