Monthly Archives: July 2007

Can Microsoft Open Up?

[As ever, this is also on the BBC News website] Microsoft has stirred up debate in the open source community by announcing that it will be submitting two licenses to the Open Source Initiative for approval. Like the steps to … Continue reading

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My del.icio.us bookmarks for July 27th through July 29th

Here’s what I tagged on del.icio.us between July 27th and July 29th: Contracts can’t be changed online without notice, court rules – This is very interesting, and important – we need to ensure that it applies in UK contracts too … Continue reading

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iPlayer on Mac…

iPlayer on Mac… Originally uploaded by BillT. Just signed up for the BBC iPlayer trial, and it works just fine on my MacBook 🙂 Of course, if I didn’t already have XP+Parallels it would be an expensive hobby to indulge … Continue reading

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I saw this…

Here’s what I’ve tagged on del.icio.us on July 26th: Freedom to Tinker » Blog Archive » DRM for Chargers: Possibly Good for Users – Ed Felten is on the nose, as usual, in calling for user-friendly deployment of new technologies … Continue reading

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I saw this…

Here’s what I’ve tagged on del.icio.us on July 25th: BBC Trust backs calls for Linux iPlayer | The Register – but no urgency…. BBC NEWS | Health | Phone mast allergy ‘in the mind’ – the symptoms may be real, … Continue reading

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My del.icio.us bookmarks for July 23rd through July 24th

Here’s what I tagged on del.icio.us between July 23rd and July 24th: Scratch makes programming like playing with LEGO bricks – Looks very neat indeed… Slashdot | The Real Problem With Alexa – I stopped thinking about Alexa years ago- … Continue reading

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Changing the way we think about security

[As ever, read this on the BBC News website if you prefer] The long-term viability of the iPhone is unlikely to be seriously damaged by reports of a serious security vulnerability that allows hackers to take over the device. Most … Continue reading

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openDemocracy.net: Leaving Gt Sutton St

I’ve been involved with opendemocracy.net since shortly after it was founded, and spent a lot of time at their offices in Gt Sutton Street. They had to move after the rent was increased, so I went along to say goodbye. … Continue reading

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I saw this…

Here’s what I’ve tagged on del.icio.us on July 20th: New NFL Vest Rule (With Sponsor Logos) Has Some Seeing Red – Greed seems to dominate almost everything that goes along with professional sport, it makes me glad I have no … Continue reading

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My del.icio.us bookmarks for July 18th through July 19th

Here’s what I tagged on del.icio.us between July 18th and July 19th: Mentioning someone by name on a web site at Jonathan Zittrain – and just what are we supposed to make of this? Remarks of Bill Gates â The … Continue reading

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