Posts Tagged ‘INTERNET’

My sense of gloom about the states’ administration & modis operandi has lifted – Obama is going to need all the help he can get I just watched Obama’s first speech – to listen to someone who talks so fluidly and who speaks like a normal person is bloody marvellous! At last a person who […]


Some feared that firing up the LHC [Large Hadron Collider] would create a black hole and/or doom the Earth The internet needs a way to help people separate rumour from real science, says the creator of the World Wide Web. [heard on BBC world radio this morning – in the news] Talking to BBC News Sir […]


China lifts ban on Tiananmen sites – Officials heed pressure from Olympic committee….. Websites on sensitive subjects such as the bloody crackdown on democracy protests in Tiananmen Square in 1989 were accessible in the Chinese capital yester-day as the authorities lifted more internet restrictions in order to meet their Olympic Games commitments….. …. However, Wikipedia’s […]


There are 1.5 billion people who use the internet and 600 million have outdated browsers – so says an IT super geek who has done the research. [BBC world radio science/technology program I heard last night] Almost half the online population is at risk because users have not installed security updates to their browsers, says […]