The Weekly Links Post: No. 14

Welcome, again, to another entirely subjective selection of 15 links, humanely culled from my week’s online reading and roughly collated under the seven broad categories seen below (I was having a bit of an internet detox last week): Selected Highlights…

The Digital Economy Bill and Cornwall's Tourist Industry

Here is the text of an email I posted earlier on Network Cornwall, a county-wide mailing list for businesswomen in Cornwall. It’s about how tourism businesses such as B&Bs, guesthouses and cafés are affected by the ‘unintended consequences’ of the…

The Weekly Links Post: No. 5

An entirely subjective weekly selection of 15 links, roughly collated under the seven broad categories seen below: Highlights from Guardian Technology (Because otherwise I just don’t get around to reading it now that it’s no longer in the print edition).…

ExtensionFM: a (p)review

At present ExtensionFM is still in pre-release*, so whether what follows constitutes a review, a preview, or a preview with a silent ‘p’, I’m not wholly sure. On the other hand, let’s leave ontology to philosophers, it’s just a blogpost.…

Hell is other cyborgs

I am a cyborg. You are a cyborg. We are all cyborgs. Try to stay out of the rain. Who was it that first said that we are all cyborgs now? And when? I have no idea. Because as I…

Return of the links

For a while, every Friday I used to post a collection of links here – just fun stuff really, procrastinatory bits and pieces that might help pass the time on a boring Friday afternoon while waiting for the weekend. I…

How to waste time. And influence people?

If anyone was wondering, it’s actually surprisingly easy to find yourself responsible for wasting the time of hundreds of people you don’t even know. Or at least that’s my excuse anyway. Here’s what happened. It’s early Thursday evening, I’m in…

Panda Cloud – the hassle-free antivirus?

I think I may have already mentioned my opinion that the average antivirus program can be almost as annoying and intrusive as having an actual virus. The slow downs, the updating, the increased boot times, the panicky messages popping up…

In two minds about newspaper paywalls

Fabulous news, in 2011 The New York Times will start charging for its website! All we need now is for every other newspaper, magazine, the BBC and YouTube to join the Murdoch titles, the FT, Wall Street Journal, and so…

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