Sunday, May 20, 2018

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...

Scared of AI? You really shouldn’t be…

As a young teen I remember watching the Forbin project, not long after I'd seen Kubrick's 2001. Both films featured computers that had ideas...

What A Stunner – Steam’s Games Sales Subject To Power Law

Given how common a power law is in the real world out here it's not all that much of a surprise that Steam's games...

The Correct Facebook Question – How Much Would You Pay For...

There's much screaming, as we know, about how Facebook takes our oh so valuable information - that we just give it for free! -...

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...

Evgeny Morozov Wants To Nationalise Our Data – Then Reinvent The...

I've long wondered what Evgeny Morozov is actually for. As a deep thinker he seems to be one of the cast offs from a...

Nationalise Facebook To Get China’s Social Credit System

People who violate social norms should indeed be cut off from the bounty of civilisation that government provides us with, shouldn't they? We have,...

D’Oh! Facebook Moves 1.5 Billion Out Of Europe’s Data Protection

Just think a little, ponder for a moment, why Facebook might have done this. Is it because Zuckerberg is an evil genius? They wish...

Getting Around Town

  I'll go out on a limb and predict that passenger-carrying drones will be in commercial use before driverless cars. Now, driverless cars will almost...

Racism’s Just Fine On Reddit Says Site’s CEO

There will be two reactions to this statement from the CEO of Reddit that open racism and slurs are just fine on the site....