Computer Weekly Editor's Blog:

June, 2008


June 27, 2008  10:23 AM

If you didn’t know already Bill Gates is stepping down today

ComputerWeeklyStaff Profile: ComputerWeeklyStaff
Bill Gates, Microsoft

So Bill Gates's is spending his last day in his office today before stepping down at the head of Microsoft - lets hope he remembers to shut his Windows! I know poor a very gag.

You have to be impressed by the media interest in this story if nothing else. It was the second item on Radio...

June 26, 2008  4:47 PM

Wordle word-clouds: simplest business card design and print service ever?

rfroley Profile: rfroley
computerweekly, ComputerWeekly.com, Networking, promotion, SMB, SME, Wordle

What's ComputerWeekly.com really about, right now? This, according to word-cloud generating service Wordle's...

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June 25, 2008  12:22 PM

IT is boring – so say graduates

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Careers, geeks, IT careers, IT industry, nerds

We wrote a story earlier this week about IT being a boring career and a real turn off for graduates. It has been picked up on "news for nerds"


June 23, 2008  5:40 PM

What’s hot on ComputerWeekly – what did IT pros click on last week

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ComputerWeekly.com, Metrics

Last week's top stories were dominated by our coverage of hacker Gary McKinnon's fight to avoid extradition to the USA. A cracking series of stories that really give a great insight into this fascinatring affair.


June 17, 2008  12:25 PM

The end of the Internet? Cyberspace fills up…

rfroley Profile: rfroley
Cyberspace, growth, IP address, IPv4, IPv6, transition, Video, web address

Got yourself an online address? Good for you, because cyberspace is filling up like it was "on steroids", and there may not be enough investment to ensure further growth is possible... Watch this video for a warning on the possible failure of IPv6.


June 17, 2008  11:03 AM

New look Computer Weekly magazine

rfroley Profile: rfroley
computerweekly, magazine, print, redesign, relaunch

17junenewCW.jpgIf you're a regular reader of or subscriber to  Computer Weekly...


June 13, 2008  5:30 PM

Friday feeling: iPhone 3G, procrastination, productivity, and premium bonds

rfroley Profile: rfroley
productivity

pic_rebecca_froley.jpgNormally on Friday the editor's blog attempts to bring you a round up of...


June 10, 2008  4:02 PM

Photo story: IT departments take on the Three Peaks Challenge 2008

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Charity, mountain

Congratulations to the IT departments that helped raise £100,000 for charity by taking part in last weekend's Three Peaks Challenge, supported by Computer Weekly


June 6, 2008  9:25 AM

Broadband speeds – BBC coverage and Ofcom report. Coincidence or good timing?

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BBC, Ofcom

I loved the BBC's coverage of broadband speeds this week. On Tuesday morning they got 30,000 people to participate in their broadband speeds exercise, resulting in this interactive map. A mash-up of comments and recorded speeds of...

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June 3, 2008  10:39 AM

ComputerWeekly “keeps-a-changing”

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Where I come from in Norfolk, some of the older folk have a saying, "things keep-a-changing boy".... It's a saying that is normally used to lament the march of "so called" progress, something that Norfolkians are not normally keen on.

Well despite being a kindred spirit with the good...


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