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17/11/2009

Duration:
28 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 17 November 2009

The former dotcom millionaire, Josh Harris, talks about the film, 'We Live in Public', which charts how he lost tens of millions of dollars when the dotcom bubble burst and why he sees a future where through technology all our lives will be totally exposed.

Colin Grant reports on a new mobile phone devise which when switched on will be able to locate the mobile phone user to within ten metres of his or her actual location.

The technology consultant, Geoffrey Moore, gazes into the rosy future of mobile phone use and development in Africa.

There's report on the trial of a digital plaster in a London hospital which does away with the need for big and expensive machines by the bedside that monitor vital signs. The disposable digital plaster has the possibility of revolutionising hospital care.

Chapters

4 items
  • Josh Harris

    Josh Harris explores how in the future technology will do away with any form of privacy.

  • Mobile Phone Monitoring

    Colin Grant reports on a device enabling bosses to track workers through mobile phones.

  • Mobile phones in Africa

    Geoffrey Moore looks into Africa's future of getting on line through mobile phones.

  • Digital Plaster

    There's news of the disposable digital plaster which monitors patients' vital signs in hospital.

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