Monthly Archives: August 2007

Getting This Way Up…

One of the best things about working for the World Service is that you get to meet interesting and cool people from all over the world – as you might expect. One of the nicest is Simon Morton, who was … Continue reading

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My del.icio.us bookmarks for August 27th through August 28th

Here’s what I tagged on del.icio.us between August 27th and August 28th: Royal Television Society lecture: Lilley to discuss the ‘me’ in media – Looking forward to hearing what Anthony Lilley has to say on September 13th.. WGA failure highlights … Continue reading

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Unlocking the iPhone: a fool’s errand

The many and various efforts made to unlock the iPhone, documented around the Web – here at the BBC, over there at Ed Felten’s blog, seem to miss a crucial point. Whether or not George Hotz,  iphonesimfree  and UniquePhones manage … Continue reading

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I saw this…

Here’s what I’ve tagged on del.icio.us on August 26th: http://www.arstdesign.com/articles/OOXML-is-defective-by-design.html – And this, boys and girls, is why we cannot trust Microsoft to write our standards for us. It’s detailed, but compelling. Rewriting history: Should editors delete or alter online … Continue reading

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Watching me, watching you…

[As ever, this is also on the BBC News website for your delectation and delight] In the late 1970’s the United States was still recovering from Watergate, the scandal that forced President Richard Nixon to resign after revelations of a … Continue reading

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I saw this…

Here’s what I’ve tagged on del.icio.us on August 24th: Traditional Journalism Job Cuts Countered by Digital Additions | PBS – Interesting analysis of changing patterns in journalistic employment.. Intellectual property holders press for access to WHOIS data – The conflict … Continue reading

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My del.icio.us bookmarks for August 20th through August 22nd

Here’s what I tagged on del.icio.us between August 20th and August 22nd: Official Google Blog: An update on Google Video feedback – Saying sorry – but still taking away the videos that people thought they had purchased. Giving the money … Continue reading

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Show and tell

[As ever, this is also on the BBC News website] When the United Nations website was defaced by a group of activists who replaced a statement from the Secretary General with the slogan “Hey Ysrail and Usa dont kill children … Continue reading

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I saw this…

Here’s what I’ve tagged on del.icio.us on August 19th: Center for Citizen Media: Blog » Blog Archive » Itâs Your Stuff? Maybe Not – I’ve been saying this for ages, and Gillmor agrees: You cannot absolutely depend on online vendors … Continue reading

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My del.icio.us bookmarks for August 16th through August 17th

Here’s what I tagged on del.icio.us between August 16th and August 17th: iMovie â08 – John reports on David Pogue’s ‘searing review’… with the criticism of iPhoto too, I’m just glad I restrained myself when I was in the Applestore … Continue reading

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