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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.

May 2013

  • Tasty stakes shut down in Ohio

    Jennifer Scott - TechTarget 28 May 2013
  • Map of Cuyahoga County (Photo credit: Wikipedia)The days of the internet café seem a somewhat distant memory as now we all pile into the nearest coffee chain with our own devices and merely leech ...

  • Printing cookies

    Kathleen Hall - TechTarget 22 May 2013
  • Downtime has nothing against eating healthily in principle - in principle - it's just that all the things that taste so good rarely seem to be calorie-light or good for the arteries. And, as an ...

  • Throatwobbler Mangrove

    Kathleen Hall - TechTarget 22 May 2013
  • The twitterverse has whipped itself up into a Hyacinth Bucket storm of indignation after the creator of the Graphics Interchange Format or 'GIF' protested that his invention is actually pronounced ...

  • Facebook outs Fergie's successor

    Jennifer Scott - TechTarget 09 May 2013
  • David Moyes, Manager of Everton Football Club. Everton Played Club America after FC Dallas beat Colorado (Major League Soccer) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)We have all made the odd social network faux ...

  • Facebook loses its head over violent videos

    Jennifer Scott - TechTarget 03 May 2013
  • Image via CrunchBaseModern Britain is often losing its head over 'political correctness gone mad,' but it seems Facebook has more important bonces to deal with. Up until this week the social ...

  • Shurely Shome Mishtake ?

    Bill Goodwin - Computer Weekly 03 May 2013
  • We been struck by the remarkable similarity between Lord Empy 's speech in the House of Lords on the gaps in IT education In the UK on 26th March, and a speech by COO and consultant, Yva Thakurdas, ...

  • Tapping out your memories: Bowie's influence on the development of computer storage technology

    Bill Goodwin - Computer Weekly 02 May 2013
  • Bill Goodwin, fresh from Bowie's retrospective at the V&A Museum, considers one of the twentieth century's greatest musicians influence on computer storage technology.