Y'know things that are all the rage? Blogs. Everyone has one; or at least had one before Facebook, Twitter et al diluted the realtime pool.
Since I'm nu-old skool — and watching endless streams of people copying and pasting the same thing to each other has no long-term value — I figured why not make a blog? The main difference here compared with other people's blogs is that instead of being limited to one topic, you get a little slice of everything all mashed up. Who says I'm late to the social party?
Windows 10 End User License Agreement to the rescue[2 comments] · 466 words (devours about 3 mins)
Why do software companies think they know what’s best for everyone? In the case of Microsoft, rolling out Windows 10 without asking… make… Stef… mad. Stef SMASH Microsoft.
Downloading danger· 576 words (laps up about 3 mins)
Copyright. Restrictions. Legal threats. DRM. Piracy. Alligators befriending canaries. There are lots of inexplicable things in this world, but the entertainment industry take some beating.
TTIP, ISDS and the contract mismatch· 858 words (wastes about 4 mins)
The proposed trade deals between the US and Europe are shady at best. Shrouded in secrecy until recently, I couldn’t figure why aspects of it were necessary. Until now.
On choosing a good corporate identity· 316 words (kills about 2 mins)
There are some ropey domain names out there that should never have made it past the first round. Note to the world: think before you buy.
Eye test technology is always right· 447 words (devours about 2 mins)
If opticians want people to visit more regularly and not regard them as wealth-sucking ogres, they’re going to have to start listening.
PC World scam laptop buyers· 899 words (sucks up about 4 mins)
Beware the high street sharks masquerading as “experts”. Their currency is your fear of technology, and it’s easy to turn the tables with a little confidence, saving cash in the process.
The Hurt Locket· 256 words (devours about 2 mins)
Coughs, colds, sneezes, sore throats. Lucky for us we have lozenges like Lockets to soothe our throats and unblock our noses. But what kind of alien substance is the wrapper made of?
Top-level domain name madness· 293 words (laps up about 2 mins)
Dot-ninja, dot-guru, dot-news… every month there’s a new set of domain names to choose from. But are the choices that sensible?