Monthly Archives for May 2011

Fight them on the breaches

Naturally, we are all worried about the potential for cyberattack by agents of foreign powers bent on destroying our way of life. Or Skynet, whichever comes first. Kroes called on Europe’s 27 member states to develop the region’s first contingency … Continue reading

30. May 2011 by davebirch
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What a treasure

My natural suspicion of politicians talking about technology — I automatically assume that they are talking complete rubbish unless presented with sound evidence to the contrary — was aroused today when I read that the Chancellor of the Exchequer had … Continue reading

23. May 2011 by davebirch
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My first choice

[Dave Birch] As some of you may know, there was a referendum on voting in the UK, asking the British public (a fifth of whom are functionally illiterate) what the best system for electing a Parliament is. Why anyone thought that … Continue reading

09. May 2011 by davebirch
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