Keeping pace in a changing world »
You probably haven't heard of an American
called Ray Kurzweil - a member of the US National Inventors Hall of
Fame, holder of twenty honorary doctorates and described as 'the
ultimate thinking machine' by Forbes magazine. He invented a number
of things (scanners, synthesizers, reading machines for the blind)
but his real focus is on the power of technology and its potential
impact on humanity - Kurzweil is a futurist.
Mobile satelite technology »
In this IIL lecture Ruy Pinto talked about how mobile satellite
communications was evolving and what role Inmarsat was playing in
that evolution. Ruy also touched on maritime and aviation safety,
cyber services, the Internet of Everywhere and new high speed
Recent additions to the CII library »
A list of recent book purchases by month, from May 2012 onwards.
To view these and the full print collection, please visit the
library catalogue. Most
of these books can be borrowed by CII members, and a postal service
is available. For further information, please contact the library
at email@example.com or call 0207 417 4415/3574.