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No place for old wise people in Britain’s new knowledge economy

People with too much wisdom and experience could find themselves redundant in Digital Britain’s new knowledge economy. ‘In the Internet age, when wisdom is just a mouse click away, there’s little demand for people who had to spend their whole lives learning by experience,’ said Gino Spencer, chief evangelist of Zeitgeist Social Media.

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Posted: Aug 19th, 2011
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Apple in DFS takeover bid

Apple is preparing to enter the UK sofa market with an ambitious bid to acquire DFS.

‘It makes complete sense,’ says market analyst Rodney Wiles. ‘Steve Jobs has long been an admirer of DFS cool and he likes to relax with Jonathan Ive on a DFS 3 seater double manual recliner in brown leather.’

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Posted: Jun 17th, 2011
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Mother’s horror as man sells iPad to buy kidney

iNcontinenceThe mother of a Chinese man has spoken of her horror after finding out that her son, identified only as ‘Big Zheng’, had arranged the sale of one of his iPads to fund the purchase of a kidney in a shady internet transaction.

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Posted: Jun 4th, 2011
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Rupert Murdoch launches subscription-only dreams app, The Nightly

Dream+ system will pause everything if you need to get up for a wee‘Premier league’ dreams include running through treacle as you try to flee from a sinister, all-powerful media presence

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Posted: Feb 6th, 2011
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Rise of ebooks threatening children’s traditional Google skills

Google 'doomed'Academics are worried that the surge in popularity of ebook readers could lead to a catastrophic loss of children’s basic Google search skills.

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Posted: Dec 12th, 2010
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