Archive for March, 2010

Can a Facebook group really save the world?

Something’s abuzz in the world of online activism. In December a couple from Essex kept high-waisted Simon Cowell’s hands off the Christmas number one by setting up a campaign on Facebook and telling everyone they could about it. Then yesterday the BBC announced its intention to make some pretty savage cuts. Cue another Facebook campaign [...]

Sony bugged by time of year

It’s over ten years since the massive hype over the Millennium or Y2K ‘bug’ that never seemed to materialise, but this week electronics giant Sony realised how dangerous complacency or poor programming can be in developing technology.