Monthly Archives: December 2011

Happy New Year- with added grappa

See the full gallery on Posterous All best to those on either side of the midnight line. I’ve stopped off for espresso and grappa on my way home from town as the college bells strike out the last hours of … Continue reading

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So @3UK think it’s ok to spam 3Connect software with ads… well, I don’t

I use 3 for my mobile connectivity. It’s not a great service, but it will do and I can usually get some signal, even if the link is slow and unreliable. It does. I pay for it.  Fine. Yet now … Continue reading

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Preparing for the Coming War on General Computation

Building a Hidden City – a first skirmish in the War on General Computation   My friend Cory Doctorow (@doctorow) gave a barnstorming talk to this year’s Chaos Computer Congress in Berlin, #28c3, “The Coming War on General Computation”. It’s … Continue reading

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Future Media at the BBC

The BBC in-house newspaper, Ariel, is no longer published on paper – the last print edition was last week. I’ve written for it for many years, but until recently my columns were behind the firewall. I plan to post some … Continue reading

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Writing again

Since I joined the Archive Development team at the BBC two years ago, initially part-time but now pretty full-on, I’ve done less and less writing here. I dropped my regular BBC column and though I’m still writing for Focus magazine … Continue reading

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