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Taking a look at the lighter side of IT - technology may be a serious business but it rarely fails to raise a smile too.

June 2010

  • Life after (virtual) death

    ComputerWeekly Staff 28 Jun 2010
  • the Wikipedia entry on freelance BBC technology commentator Bill Thompson was edited to reflect a change in his status from living to dead.

  • You, Robot

    ComputerWeekly Staff 23 Jun 2010
  • Isaac Asimov must be rolling in his grave at last week's double whammy of 'man becomes still more dependent on robots' stories.First came reports that London Mayor Boris Johnson is considering ...

  • Binning big government

    ComputerWeekly Staff 23 Jun 2010
  • In light of yesterday's budget pain, Downtime is moved to wonder whether Liverpool Council was trying to get the jump on the chancellor, George Osborne, by inventing daft expenses so that it has ...

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