Saturday, July 21, 2018

Why Facebook’s Latest Fake News Campaign Won’t Work In The Slightest

So Facebook has decided that it really should be doing something about fake news. They've even managed to get the underlying basic point correct...

The Nobel Laureate On Tech Company Monopoly And Regulation

It won't have escaped your attention that rather large numbers of people are calling for the regulation of the tech companies. The Amazon, Google,...

Elon Musk’s Pravda And Why It Won’t Work

An alternative title to this could be my, how quickly the blogs became absorbed into the establishment. Elon Musk is getting tired of people doubting...

The European Union’s GDPR Data Rules Only Increase The Amount Of...

We are all, of course, looking forward to getting out of that acranian organisation, the European Union. The latest example of the uselessness of...

Mark Zuckerberg Talks To MEPs, Not Insignificant MPs – And Quite...

Members of the Westminster Parliament have been waxing indignant recently because Mark Zuckerberg - you know, the gazillionnaire who runs a global concern dealing...

No, Seriously Folks, Data Is Not The New Oil

A commonplace of our times is that data is the new oil. An unfortunate thing for people to think for it's entirely bass ackwards...

MPs More Than A Day Late, Pound Short, On 4G Spectrum...

Well done to MPs here, well done indeed, for they're more than a day late. Which might actually be early for some significant portion...

The First Shoe Drops – Autonomy’s CFO Convicted On Fraud Charges

There was always something remarkably odd about the company Autonomy. I had some very light indeed dealings with them at one point and I...

Facebook Should Pay You 2.52 Cents A Day – The Value...

We've all seen the fools shouting that data is the new oil. That Facebook makes a mint out of the data we give it...

Vince Cable’s Confused About His Tech Titan Break Up Plans

But then, of course, Vince Cable's rather confused about a number of things, isn't he? What makes it worse here is that Vince was...