Archive for September, 2010

Europe or the USA?

Whether you love or loathe the game of golf you probably won’t have escaped the news that this weekend – starting tomorrow  – the Ryder Cup takes place at the...


Specialised searches

It’s a human trait that once we find something that works and gives good results we like to stick with it. Every now and then we might rebel and check...


Tackling VOIP security

The diversity  and ever changing nature of the internet also means the evolution of a new range of abuses of systems, procedures and laws. Cyber-crime is on the increase with...


Who k-new?

Keeping up to date with Google’s latest developments, tweaks and introductions could almost be a full-time job. The Google development labs across the world is an ever expanding team, launching...


New Digital Direction for the Government

As head of Digital Engagement for the government, Andrew Stott was responsible for the much-discussed Twitter rules and other suggestions about how government departments should use social media and still...


Twitter ‘madness’ due to their in-house error

Yesterday’s Twitter issues – self-replicating worm code distributed when hovering over malicious code – highlighted the potential frailties of such a widespread online tool and the worldwide disruption that could...


Entrepreneurs should be disruptive

So says Richard Branson on his blog. “Disruption is all about risk-taking, trusting your intuition and rejecting the way things are supposed to be” he goes on. Looking at Branson...


Arrrrrr! – Friday fun

Fifteen years ago Americans John Baur and Mark Summers were playing racquetball – similar to Squash – and for some reason began issuing their usual playful banter in pirate speak....



ICANN can because it is independent

The body responsible for the domain  system across the internet – the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (Icann) – must remain out of control of one single owner...