Archive for March, 2008
Posted by glittrgirl on 27 March 2008
Posted by Tom Gidden on 26 March 2008
Footage discovered that confirms Hillary Clinton’s claim of being under fire on a visit to Bosnia.
Posted by Martin Poulter on 22 March 2008
I’ve learnt at great expense in time and money that Orange Home Broadband is not to be touched with a bargepole. Not because of some glitch that was specific to my case: as Gid found with their mobile phone service, there’s something broken about the whole culture of the company.
Orange, once known for good customer service, has given up on its customers. It enthusiastically sends out marketing and sets up payments, but shows little interest in providing the products and services they’re advertising, and their inability to provide what they’ve been paid for is treated as the customer’s fault.
A couple of years ago, I had repeated mailings inviting me to renew my mobile phone contract at a much more expensive rate to get “free Broadband”. On the face of it, it was a worthwhile offer, but the crap I’ve had to put up with includes:
Posted by Martin Poulter on 16 March 2008
When so much of the news is depressing, it’s nice to be able to share a positive story of someone helping others:
Posted by glittrgirl on 13 March 2008
Here is a little YouTube excerpt:
Posted by Martin Poulter on 12 March 2008
A report from Jeremy Vine over the 1996 controversy when the Church of Scientology was allowed to advertise on British television:
…featuring a much younger and less articulate me failing to explain Internet censorship.
The live studio discussion that follows is juicy viewing for when David Mellor MP calls Scientology president Heber Jentzsch “this deeply sinister person with a combination of soft blandishments and underlying threats”. Thanks to Steve for help getting this online!
Posted by glittrgirl on 10 March 2008
Posted by Martin Poulter on 7 March 2008
In an age of the Blackberry, the iPhone and ubiquitous wi-fi, what’s the next important technical innovation in mobile computing? Steve_Ri points us to this video found via Engadget.
Posted by Paul Ayres on 3 March 2008
See that Martin Poulter, he keeps going on about the joys of TED, well I finally see what he means when I dropped by the Friends of Ted website. It caters for all your educational needs in the areas of the Craggy World Cup etc. Tip top stuff … and I couldn’t tempt you to a cup of tea could I?
… ah, g’wan!