When IT Meets Politics:

December, 2016


December 16, 2016  3:49 PM

The first NCSC enquiry (Nativity Child Safety Consequences)

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
nativity, Surveillance

Extract from the minutes of the departmental enquiry into the so-called "Massacre of the Innocents". " ... the homing beacon was switched off as soon as the expert advisors from China, India and Iran had  arrived ...  secure subliminal "DREAM" channels were used successfully to warn the...

December 16, 2016  10:36 AM

Lost in the global cesspit of Big Data

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Big Data, Data governance, Eurim

IT events calenders are awash with events on the wonders of "Big Data" but an article by Craig Stedman headed "IT teams take steps to simplify Big Data analytics process" caused me to wonder how far the world has moved on since I spent a year as a financial modelling consultant in the "Management...


December 11, 2016  11:15 PM

Flexit and/or Bre-entry not Brexit versus Remoan

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Brexit, European Union

The English voted to leave the European Union. Did they vote to leave Europe?  The reasons for the result are a matter for debate but we know they voted firmly against "ever closer union".  We are being told, by all sides, that belonging to reformed and democratically accountable European...


December 6, 2016  9:44 PM

MPs understand IT better than IT Professional understand politics

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Brexit, DPA, Eurim, GCHQ, GDPR, PICTFOR, Pitcom

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