Monthly Archives: January 2008

Open computing

[As ever, this is also on the BBC News website] In the far off past when I was a professional programmer writing software for money I relied on a variety of tools to fix the inevitable errors in my work. … Continue reading

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My del.icio.us bookmarks for January 22nd through January 28th

Here’s what I tagged on del.icio.us between January 22nd and January 28th: When Green Computing attacks – hype or heaven? – Register debate Validus taps DC power to save energy in data centers – Back to the future: DC power … Continue reading

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Freedom to Roam

[As ever, this is also on the BBC News website] Sometimes it is only when the niggling pain goes away that you realise just how irritating and distracting it had become. A sore tooth can sit for weeks just beneath … Continue reading

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Home is where the hard drive is

[Also on the BBC News website, as usual] One of the more interesting announcements made at last week’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas was that BT Vision, the on-demand TV-over-broadband service, will be available on the Xbox 360 later … Continue reading

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My del.icio.us bookmarks for January 17th through January 19th

Here’s what I tagged on del.icio.us between January 17th and January 19th: Fantasy and Science Fiction: Fiction – Rough Type: Nicholas Carr’s Blog: Rewiring the mind – Interesting report on research strategies Guy Fawkes’ blog – Ten years ago Matt … Continue reading

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Seven wise monkeys…

Seven wise monkeys… Originally uploaded by BillT. The final panel at today’s Oxford Media Convention.

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Michael Lyons speaking

Michael Lyons speaking Originally uploaded by BillT. And also on The Guardian, BBC and Press Association.

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Chairman of BBC Trust opposes top-slicing

I’m at the Oxford Media Convention and Sir Michael Lyons, Chairman of the BBC Trust, has just given the opening keynote. He looked at Ofcom’s imminent review of public service broadcasting and used the time to try to undermine the … Continue reading

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My del.icio.us bookmarks for January 8th through January 14th

Here’s what I tagged on del.icio.us between January 8th and January 14th: Emanuel Goldberg, Electronic Document Retrieval, And Vannevar Bush’s Memex – History in context Clarkson’s ‘steal my ID’ stunt backfires | The Register – You could almost feel sorry … Continue reading

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Facing the Music

[As ever, this is also on the BBC News website] The coming year is not going to be a comfortable one for Facebook. It might just manage to avoid upsetting its users with new services like Beacon, the misjudged advertising … Continue reading

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