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Government digital services as a platform. Yes please.

Government digital services as a platform. Yes please.

Published on: Mar 30 2015 by Tom - Leave a Comment
Yes to all of this: https://gds.blog.gov.uk/2015/03/29/government-as-a-platform-the-next-phase-of-digital-transformation/ And this needs to be just the start for...
What do you share with who? Web 2.0 is slowly being locked down.

What do you share with who? Web 2.0 is slowly being locked down.

Published on: Jul 05 2012 by Tom - 1 Comment
I often go through phases of using different social networks to update different people in what’s going on and chat to friends and colleagues. Each of my main...
Essential iPad apps

Essential iPad apps

Published on: Apr 27 2012 by Tom - Leave a Comment
It seems a tradition for anyone with a blog and an iPad to list their “essential” apps, so here’s mine. Accuweather – Is it still raining...
How tech giants deal with dissent.

How tech giants deal with dissent.

Published on: Nov 17 2011 by Tom - 1 Comment
A few weeks ago I saw this peice on The Register about an Apple employee who was fired as a result of privately making derogatory comments about Apple’s brand...
How to build a Hackintosh Mini for under £500

How to build a Hackintosh Mini for under £500

Published on: Jun 28 2011 by Tom - 1 Comment
The nice guys at life hacker have put together a DIY guide on how to build yourself a Mac Mini for under $600 lifehacker.com/5815715/how-to-build-a-hackintosh-mini-for-less-than-600 I’ve...
New passwords

New passwords

Published on: May 11 2011 by Tom - Leave a Comment
I had to call a support team today for a system I access which kept locking me out. SUPPORT: I need to reset your password for the next 48 hours. ME: OK. SUPPORT:...
LG.Philips LCD Teases World With A4 Color Electronic Paper

LG.Philips LCD Teases World With A4 Color Electronic Paper

Published on: May 14 2007 by Tom - Leave a Comment
“LG.Philips LCD keeps teasing the world with dream display products that will not reach the mass market until sometime in the next decade.” More at:...
Skynet 5A communications platform now assisting UK forces

Skynet 5A communications platform now assisting UK forces

Published on: May 14 2007 by Tom - Leave a Comment
“While military installations worldwide have been pondering the launch of various communications satellites, Paradigm Secure Communications’ Skynet...
Computer saves shredded Stasi files

Computer saves shredded Stasi files

Published on: May 10 2007 by Tom - Leave a Comment
If you’ve seen “The Lives of Others” recently… “East German historians have employed the help of a computer program to reconstruct...
Cushion Control pillows redefine button-mashing

Cushion Control pillows redefine button-mashing

Published on: Apr 20 2007 by Tom - Leave a Comment
While most remotes that show up on Engadget are decidedly on the geeky tip, the designers of the Cushion Control remote pillows don’t care about all that...