Tag Archives: internet

African Broadband

[As ever, this piece is on the BBC News website, where they called it ‘How Broadband is Changing Africa’, though I think the real message is that a broadband Africa will change the Internet…] Norman Borlaug, whose work in Mexico … Continue reading

Posted in billblog | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Cloud City

[As ever, you can read this on the BBC News website] When I’m asked to give a talk about technology I like to pull out my iPod Touch, wave it at the crowd and point out that ‘in the future’ … Continue reading

Posted in billblog | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

End of the Internet: Pictures at Eleven?

[As ever, you can read this on the BBC News website] We journalists like nothing more than a forthcoming apocalypse, especially when it involves something that most people don’t properly understand. It’s easy to frighten people with talk of ‘superbugs’ … Continue reading

Posted in billblog | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Fools rush in…

The House of Commons Culture Media and Sport Select Committee recently issued a call for more regulation of online content, and I wrote about it for Index on Censorship It would be nice to think that the latest call to … Continue reading

Posted in billstuff | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

I saw this…

Here’s what I’ve tagged on del.icio.us: Al Gore Places Infant Son In Rocket To Escape Dying Planet – the only sensible option… Reporters sans frontières – Beijing Games 2008 – Advice from RSF Test: Silicon Swings and Silicon Roundabouts – … Continue reading

Posted in I saw this | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Watching the Olympics

[As ever you can read this on the BBC News website – and it seems the story is already moving on, with reports that press access to the net will be filtered by the Chinese] I won’t be going to … Continue reading

Posted in billblog | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

My del.icio.us bookmarks for July 10th through July 11th

Here’s what I tagged on del.icio.us between July 10th and July 11th: Lose Your Wikipedia Crutch: 100 Places to Go for Good Answers Online – Distance Degrees.com – Useful list of places to look BBC NEWS | Politics | Voters' … Continue reading

Posted in I saw this | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

My del.icio.us bookmarks for July 5th through July 7th

Here’s what I tagged on del.icio.us between July 5th and July 7th: Slashdot | The Internationalization of Malware – Nice attempt to take a multicultural view of malware Why Identi.ca needs to look further afield than open source. Strange Attractor … Continue reading

Posted in I saw this | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

My del.icio.us bookmarks for June 16th through June 23rd

Here’s what I tagged on del.icio.us between June 16th and June 23rd: Civil Service: Participation online guidance – Excellent advice for all of us who venture online, not just civil servants. E-piphanies – Machinations – The Trojan Social Open-Source Drop-Down … Continue reading

Posted in I saw this | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

My del.icio.us bookmarks for June 7th through June 11th

Here’s what I tagged on del.icio.us between June 7th and June 11th: Google: Making Nick Carr Stupid, But It's Made This Guy Smarter – John Battelle's Searchblog – John Battelle disagrees over the impact of Google… Is Google Making Us … Continue reading

Posted in I saw this | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment