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February, 2014


February 28, 2014  10:20 AM

New app to make cheating easier

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Uncategorized

Social media has changed the world. Lovers today are in constant contact with smiley faces and messages going back and forward 24:7.

This is hard work for many. So one company has developed an App for that. Well for automating the sending of lovey dovey messages anyway.

February 27, 2014  12:56 PM

This smartphone will self-destruct in 5… 4… 3…

jscott1 Profile: jscott1
Edward Snowden, smartphone

Everyone is at panic stations since the revelations of Edward Snowden and the sneaky spying by governments on our communications.

But the industry that has been providing the data to the state are cunning chaps and have turned this into an opportunity...


February 20, 2014  12:23 PM

Church blocks porn in not so shocking move!

jscott1 Profile: jscott1
block, Porn, Wi-Fi


February 18, 2014  4:40 PM

404 Errors: What a load of Balls

jscott1 Profile: jscott1
Website

We all know political parties and their politicians are some of the most frustrating characters we will come across in our lives. They rarely say what they mean, shout like school children in their workplace and happily expense every cup of tea - or glass of Dom Perignon - out...


February 17, 2014  3:15 PM

Birds Eye to sell potato hashtags

CBaldwin Profile: CBaldwin
Instagram, Potato, social media, twitter

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February 14, 2014  11:23 AM

Besotted gamer bids for Darwin Award

WAshford Profile: WAshford
Video games, XBOX

An obsessed gamer (as if there were any other kind) in Kansas very nearly put himself the running for a Darwin Award for those who remove themselves from the gene pool in a silly way.

He risked his life by charging back...


February 14, 2014  10:08 AM

Androids may cry over spilt coffee

jscott1 Profile: jscott1
Android, Coffee, Google, table

Walk into any coffee shop today and you will be surrounded by mustached hipsters, sipping their extra shot latt├ęs and tapping away on their tablet of choice.


February 11, 2014  1:57 PM

Google glass set to reduce first class lounge fistycuffs

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Uncategorized

Staff working in first class lounges are constantly having to deal with people that are "significantly richer than yow."

It is hard to be polite to people that can afford to throw away their money on luxuries such as first class travel. Or for that matter scrounging journalists that...


February 5, 2014  12:36 PM

Engineering works during a strike, a machine would never think of that

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Uncategorized

Downtime had some time to ponder the use of technology to carryout human roles whilst sitting waiting for a bus. The tube strike in London was the perfect opportunity to gather some thoughts.

London Underground wants to get rid of nearly 1000 staff as technology replaces the need for...


February 5, 2014  12:29 PM

Technology to discover the psychopath in your life

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
twitter

This is a guest post by Steven Hipwell, principal project manager at Birmingham City University.

Channel 4's recent "Psychopath Night" gave some chilling insights into the inner workings of the psychopathic mentality. Put simply, a psychopathic personality is one whose levels of...


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