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Review: Guardian Newsstand App for iPad (Newspaper)

I’ve been using the Guardian apps for the iPhone and iPad for a year or more. I’ve been reading the newspaper for much longer than that (I read papers on the left and right side of politics to in the hope of getting a somewhat balanced view – wishful thinking probably) When the Guardian released […]

66000 Guns in London

This guy is a documentary maker who explains how the documentary basically lies about its content, namely, that there are guns in London. But there aren’t and they aren’t being used more or less than the last ten years.

Review Movie “The Rum Diary”

Went to see the movie “The Rum Diary” on a whim today, because it was on at the right time, and had a couple of hours to wait for the children after school. The whole point of the movie appears to have been a celebration of drinking, drinking to excess, adopting a drug addict lifestyle […]

The Power of Doubt

I’m always impressed by Doubt. For me, it’s that little voice that says “you’d better check that”, “I wonder if something has changed”, “is there a new feature”, “does that feature exist” I’ve realised that it might be a networking super power. Doubt for Good Doubt makes me review. Doubt makes me check that my […]

Morally Correct

Is it morally correct for carriers to oversubscribe bandwidth they sell you ? In fact, is it morally correct to rent you a service that can’t be guaranteed ? Bitter thought of the day.

In search of a biz monkey (why bother?)

In search of a biz monkey (why bother?): “The job of the smart business person isn’t to fish in waters where coders are cheap. It’s to have enough initiative and vision that the best coders in the world will realize that they’ll do better with you than without you. Business people add value when they […]

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