Monthly Archives: August 2009

UNIX: The Enlightenment’s Operating System

[As ever, you can read this on the BBC News Website] In the autumn of 1984 I completed the Diploma in Computer Science at Cambridge University and started looking for my first job in the computing industry. Cambridge was a … Continue reading

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Downloading is Not Enough… probably

[As ever, you can read this on the BBC News website too] Peer to peer download services are still popular with music-loving kids, it seems.  The second annual survey of young people’s music consumption by pressure group UK Music found … Continue reading

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Oiling the Digital Society

[As ever, you can also read this on the BBC News Website. And Bud Smith at Google Voice Daily mentions it in his round up of GV news.] The announcement that Google’s chief executive Eric Schmidt is standing down from … Continue reading

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