Tag Archives: IDR

Should Journalists Pay for Information?

A tricky one, this, and easy to get on one’s high horse but not analyse one’s own self interest.  Robert Boynton here does a good job of exploring this in more detail, concluding: As professional skeptics, though, we should be suspicious of the knee-jerk way in which journalists invoke the “no money for information” rule.… Read More »

Skype SMS’ Teething Problems

You’ve probably all heard of Skype’s new SMS service, which is very cool. If you have a Skype-Out account, you can send SMS messages to cellphones and, if you register you cellphone number with Skype, the recipients can reply to you on your mobile phone. Great idea. Only problem: It doesn’t work. Well, it does… Read More »