Category: Current Affairs

I fell out of the habit of writing in 2016. Well, kind of. My Facebook output skyrocketed, and the number of things that went on outputs I actually own fell a lot. I’ve got a lot of things in the

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Yesterday, I was on a tube train that stopped suddenly. I’d left work early, to avoid the tube strike, and had a fairly busy but not terrible journey from Farringdon around the Circle line up to King’s Cross, and eventually

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I don’t entirely agree with the premise, I’m not quite that cynical. However. The Bonzos, with the best election day pop song created.

My major success story this week has been to utterly screw up my desktop computer. Over the last few years, I’ve started selecting PC components based on silence. When I did a replacement of the motherboard/CPU/cooling systems last year, though,

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Daily Mail, Today: [quote] The Advertising Standards Authority has also received complaints from people saying it is ‘socially irresponsible’ to promote Christmas so far in advance. A spokesman said: ‘The ASA has been receiving a steady flurry of complaints from

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Game‘s gone into administration. PwC, who are leading the process, have blamed this on: “[…] a very ambitious overseas expansion into seven territories in addition to the UK. On top of that the UK store portfolio is very extensive. Before

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After 244 years, the Encyclopaedia Britannica is going out of print. Those coolly authoritative, gold-lettered reference books that were once sold door-to-door by a fleet of traveling salesmen and displayed as proud fixtures in American homes will be discontinued, company

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So, Wikipedia is shutdown today. Reddit, ICHC and a large number of other sites will be showing their irritation at SOPA and the concepts surrounding it by joining them in going dark for between 12 and 24 hours, US time.

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Church HIV prayer cure claims ’cause three deaths’ The women died after attending churches in London where they were encouraged to stop taking the antiretroviral drugs in the belief that God would heal them, their friends and a leading HIV

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The google+ debarcle rages on. Schmit claimed that Google+ was an “Identity” service, and the world would be a better place if people had to go by their full names. However. A system that assumes that everyone can use their

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