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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.

February 2013

  • It was the voices in his head, not Twitter, what done him

    Karl Flinders - Emea Content Editor, Computer Weekly 27 Feb 2013
  • Downtime mistakenly suggested last week that the Pope's resignation might have something to do with his use of social media tool Twitter. Downtime apologises for this error. It turns out he is ...

  • Don't eat horse meat - print it instead

    Bryan Glick - Editor in chief 27 Feb 2013
  • The world of late has been full of vegetarians loudly crowing about their lifestyle choices after everyone else discovered they had been eating horses in their beefburgers and Findus lasagne. But ...

  • Zombie bird robotics

    Caroline Baldwin - Freelance editor and journalist 26 Feb 2013
  • A Frankenstein-wannabe has worked with a team of engineering students and a taxidermist to raise a bird from the dead. The American Scientist used robotics to operate the wings of a deceased swamp ...