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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.

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  • Siu in court

    Ryan Priest 16 Nov 2022
  • Cristiano Ronaldo has chased his pearl-clutching condemnation of Manchester United’s unbridled marketing drive with the announcement of his own NFT collection. The preening Ozymandias of football ...

  • Get Luckey

    Ryan Priest 10 Nov 2022
  • The creator of a VR company bought by Facebook in 2014 has come up with the idea of a headset that can enhance the experience of dying in a game by also killing you in real life. “Only the threat ...

  • Naughty Twitter fingers

    Ryan Priest 10 Nov 2022
  • The BBC’s recent three-part show on Elon Musk, tirelessly narrated in the sultry style of an M&S advert for a facetious, cannabis-seasoned gammon joint, veers into puff-piece territory way too ...

  • Yeezy bought me

    Ryan Priest 19 Oct 2022
  • The artist formerly known as Kanye West has tied a ribbon round his recent package of white supremacist slogans, George Floyd family agitation and anti-Semitic tropes with an agreement to purchase ...

  • Spot the idiot

    Ryan Priest 12 Oct 2022
  • In what at first glance looked like the inventor of affordable rolled gift wrap finally having enough, Damien Hirst last week began the process of burning those of the 10,000 individual A4 ...

  • God save the sysadmin

    Alex Scroxton - Security Editor 22 Sep 2022
  • From: [email protected] To: [email protected] Subject: Welcome Charlie and Camilla Dear all, Hope you all had a great weekend and as I always like to say, are ready to get back at IT! LOL ...

  • If you smell what the DCMS is cooking

    Ryan Priest 07 Sep 2022
  • The Liz Truss era is upon us, and while you might expect us to indulge in the kind of trite banter you’ve seen elsewhere online – an observation that real-life politics is very much imitating that ...

  • Netflix sawed us coming

    Ryan Priest 21 Jul 2022
  • As the cost of living crisis continues to see families struggle to afford food and essential utilities, please also spare a thought for multinational media streaming company Netflix, which has lost ...

  • The silence of the Lamda

    Ryan Priest 16 Jun 2022
  • For as long as embarrassingly crude iterations of the AI chatbot have existed, we’ve yearned for someone to come along and get it right. We should have known that as soon as that happened, the ...

  • Ringo’s token gesture

    Ryan Priest 31 May 2022
  • Liam Payne. John Terry. Melania Trump. Just three of high society’s most cherished names to have monetised their devoted fans with NFT investment opportunities so far. But to any celebs reading ...

  • Send Mark to Coventry

    Ryan Priest 20 May 2022
  • An exhibition at the UK City of Culture festival in Coventry has this month been offering attendees the chance to see the city through the eyes of one of its late-1980s clubbers, via the ...

  • Vorsprung durch Netflix

    Ryan Priest 21 Apr 2022
  • Proposed Highway Code updates have paved the way for it being legal to watch TV while using self-driving cars. “The Highway Code has been updated a number of times in recent years to reflect the ...

  • You’ve just crossed over into the Dyson Zone

    Ryan Priest 31 Mar 2022
  • Dyson has ventured into the headphones market the only way that feels right: with a chunky, magnetic, air-purifying face mask upgrade that’s arrived two years too late. “The Dyson Zone purifies the ...

  • The diarrhoea of a CEO

    Ryan Priest 02 Mar 2022
  • We wanted to extend our apologies to Diary of a CEO podcast host Steven Bartlett for our recent criticism of his role in the increasingly exploitative NFT industry, due to him soon after pledging ...

  • You say aroma, I say agora

    Ryan Priest 21 Feb 2022
  • Whether you’re an early adopter, a latecomer to the party, or a no-comer, you’ll surely be familiar with the grid of green, yellow and black squares popping up all over social media associated with ...

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