Tag Archives: New Year’s Day

Get the New Fear, Same as the Old Fear

By | January 8, 2007

It’s early January, the first post of the year and already I’m feeling a bit weary of Web 2.0 and blogging. My ennui is really fear: fear that journalists don’t get blogging, that bloggers don’t get journalism, and that all of us are covering something that isn’t half as exciting as it was looked a year or so… Read More »

A Read/Write Web? Sometimes

By | December 21, 2006

Another good piece over at Read/WriteWeb about the coming shift to the browser as the only program you’ll need, when all applications come from online. But, frankly, they’re going to have to get a lot better before that happens. I love, for example, Google Calendar, and have foolishly started relying on it. At least, until it stopped behaving… Read More »

Indian Slumdwellers Protest Biometric Scanning of Impersonators. I Think

By | March 30, 2006

Who says that privacy is only an issue in the First World? According to The Times of India residents of Palsora and Lal Bahadur Shastri colonies have demonstrated against “alleged irregularities in the biometric test, which is being carried out in the slum areas to check “impersonation at any level.” The problem, it seems, is that people have been impersonating… Read More »

Buzz Spam

By | January 20, 2006

Anyone else getting spammed by craigslist, or rather its PR company? This in my blog mail inbox: hi there Jeremy, quick note to let you in on all the chitchat happening on the electronics forum over on craigslist.org http://forums.craigslist.org/?forumID=74 it’s the new year and in the spirit of giving and resolutions, people are helping people…with their electronic needs.… Read More »

Taiwan: First Off The Blocks With Dual Networks?

By | January 28, 2005

Taiwan has launched what it’s calling the “world’s first dual-network application service”, according to today’s Taipei Times (which charmingly, and perhaps accurately, calls it a Duel Network in its headline). The network combines wireless local area networks (WLANs) and General Packet Radio Service (GPRS). In a demo set up in Taipei’s Nankang Science Park, workers have access to… Read More »