Sat, Jun 25, 2016

[Icon][Icon]The perfect compromise

• Post categories: Omni, In The News
So, the biggest vote of a generation has been and gone. It came after a campaign painfully lacking in useful information on either side, and it departs leaving nobody really looking good. The Prime Minster, David Cameron, whose best answer to the hug… more »

Mon, Oct 20, 2014

[Icon][Icon]The right to be forgotten

• Post categories: Omni, Rant, In The News, Technology
I'm so sick of the "Right to be forgotten" ruling being misrepresented by journalists. For anyone who didn't hear about it: an EU court ruled that Google (and others) must remove links to stories about people that contain outdated or incorrect inform… more »


Mon, Apr 28, 2014

[Icon][Icon]America loses the Internet?

• Post categories: Omni, In The News, Technology
So the FCC is looking like it's going to go ahead and destroy Net Neutrality - essentially, meaning that some websites will be faster/cheaper to access than others. The techie parts of the Web are up in arms about this: They argue it'll destroy compe… more »


Mon, Jun 10, 2013

[Icon][Icon]Nothing to hide?

• Post categories: Omni, Rant, In The News, Technology
It's been hard to *not* hear the news that it's been confirmed that the US government has been spying on Internet traffic; obtaining data from such heavyweights as Google, Apple, and Facebook; and doing so under a massive cloak of secrecy. Naturally,… more »

Mon, May 06, 2013

[Icon][Icon]3D printers - worry for the right reasons

• Post categories: Omni, FOSS, In The News, Technology, Science:ItWorks
So 3D printing is headlining again with the news that they've worked out how to print a working gun. This is sparking off a bunch of "Gun control is now impossible, the whole world will become like the US", "3D printers must be regulated now!" commen… more »


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