The 2011 G8 summit in France has risen some technology-related questions, among which the “New common challenges: the Internet, innovation (…)”. Here is the Keynote speech e-G8, given by Lawrence Lessig, explaining why the government regulation is a really bad idea for the prosperity of society and innovation.
The plan is also backed by a very clear message to the brightest minds on the planet:
In every classroom or laboratory where a bright idea is born, every bedroom where a business case is put together, if you’ve got an idea, if you want to create jobs, and if you have the ambition to build a world beating company here in the UK, We want you; we’ll make it easy for you; we’ll put out the red carpet for you. With our new Entrepreneur Visa we want the whole world to know that Britain wants to become the home of enterprise and the land of opportunity.
On June 7th, Apple introduced its newest iPhone – the long rumored iPhone 4. It’s completely redesigned, has a better screen, better camera, better battery life, but one of its best features is it now supports multitasking. It enables you to run several applications simultaneously and switch between them without having to close them. It also features FaceTime – full-screen video conversations with abilities to switch between front and back camera. The camera is now 5MP with built-in flash and HD-video capabilities – it can record 720p videos.