Monthly Archives: September 2007

I saw this…

Here’s what I’ve tagged on del.icio.us on September 27th: Bloggerheads: The Alisher Usmanov Affair – Read Tim Ireland about Usmanov Staged Hack Causes Generator to Self-Destruct – Nothing can possibly go wrong… go wrong… go wrong

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Stopping the Cyber Bullies

[As ever, you can read this on the BBC News website] The 12 year old daughter of a friend of mine is being pestered by a fellow pupil who sends her text messages and emails saying she is horrible. She … Continue reading

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My del.icio.us bookmarks for September 24th through September 26th

Here’s what I tagged on del.icio.us between September 24th and September 26th: Low-cost tech that meets basic needs on CNET News.com – Lovely – some cool toys that should put our western obsession with the latest phone into perspective. Abusing … Continue reading

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Excitable Apple zealots fight back

My article on Apple’s attempt to lock users into their music ecosystem has attracted the sort of comment you might expect from the Apple fans out there, most notably someone who glories in the name of Daniel Eran Dilger, apparently … Continue reading

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Time for Apple to face the music?

[As ever, you can read this on the BBC News website.  It’s already had me accused of being ‘a sort of hairier, but at least as dense, UK version of John Dvorak’ on MacDailyNews… I suppose I should feel proud … Continue reading

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My del.icio.us bookmarks for September 9th through September 16th

Here’s what I tagged on del.icio.us between September 9th and September 16th: Bad Science: Anything to declare? – conflict of interest/competing interests Competing Interestst at the BMJ – This is the level of disclosure we need for all journalists or … Continue reading

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What happens when our friends start dying?

[As ever, this is also on the BBC News website] When BBC reporter Michael Buerk brought us film of the starving children of Ethiopia in 1984 it motivated the country to action.  In 1985 Bob Geldof and Midge Ure’s Live … Continue reading

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My del.icio.us bookmarks for September 1st through September 7th

Here’s what I tagged on del.icio.us between September 1st and September 7th: Fair use is not a consumer right – We should respect our opponents, not demonise them. This article from Patrick Ross of the Copyright Alliance makes a good … Continue reading

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More feeds than you can shake a stick at

I had an email from a reader who likes to get the billblog posts via RSS but isn’t interested in the del.icio.us-created link posts, so I’ve dug a little into WordPress and discover that there are separate feeds for each … Continue reading

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Just say ‘no’ to Quechup

I get a lot of invitations to join new sites and services from friends and acquaintances, and often I’ll check them out as it’s useful to see what’s bubbling under. So this morning I wasn’t surprised to see a note … Continue reading

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