Throughout history the library has been a place for the masses to get free access to information and to help grow their abilities, their culture, their knowledge. I think they would be a perfect home for the cloud – offering greater trust, opportunity for education, and communal attitudes to technology.
Off twitter and where I go now
A chat about some of the other places I found to follow people’s work and art once I finally quit twitter.
Crippled e-books are worthless
My university issued this notice during exam time – A time when students are most in need of revision material: A number of eBooks are in high demand at the […]
Research papers are not easy to read
Research papers are not easy to read. There are loads of ways we could improve them. Here’s a few.
We need more e-ink desktop monitors
I couple of years ago I got an e-reader. I was initially apprehensive but I ended up enjoying it. What would it be like to use such a display for office work?
“Smart” Labelling & Legislation
I think the time has come for adapting legislation and applying consumer warning labelling to smart technology. I have a go at explaining how I’d do this
First impressions of the Raspberry Pi 4
Buying a pi for the first time, my first impressions with the 4B, and the hunt for a random hex code.
Technophobe yells at cloud
Building a PC
I’ve been into computers for a fair while – pretty much all of my life. Yet I’ve never really been into the hardware, and haven’t ever built my own PC. With some recent struggles with my laptop I decided it was time to build a proper personal use desktop.
Internet Censorship and Age Verification
The UK government will enact a law that requires online providers of pornography to vet the age of their users. As I see it, this poses some very real problems.