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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.

July 2013

  • Check your anecdotes. Is it still cool to say you are a Google coder?

    Karl Flinders - Emea Content Editor, Computer Weekly 25 Jul 2013
  • It's amazing how quickly things change in IT. Things go from cool to unpopular overnight. And it's not just the technology itself but the IT bods in the industry.I was chatting to an analyst this ...


    Jennifer Scott - TechTarget 24 Jul 2013
  • We all have our little fears when it comes to the bedroom and living up to expectations. We want our partners to, well, enjoy themselves during our encounters, not be so bored they work through the ...

  • Follow the Pope (on Twitter) for your stairway to heaven

    Caroline Baldwin - Freelance editor and journalist 18 Jul 2013
  • Follow the Pope's Twitter account and you will be granted "indulgences" which reduce the time Catholics will have to spend in Purgatory before ascending to heaven. However, it's not quite as simple ...

  • On the dog and bone...

    Jennifer Scott - TechTarget 15 Jul 2013
  • Ahchan on iPad (Photo credit: jetalone)We are all animal lovers at Downtime, with one of us particularly obsessed with her two fluffy little felines at home. However, even she balked at the idea of ...

  • The development of lingerie technology: The clap-off bra

    Caroline Baldwin - Freelance editor and journalist 12 Jul 2013
  • Some real gent out there has decided to create a piece of technology that Joey Tribbiani would be proud of... the clap-off bra.After discovering that countries like Syria were much more advanced in ...

  • What would you do on the day of the dead?

    Jennifer Scott - TechTarget 09 Jul 2013
  • Hanging out @ Melbourne Zombie Shuffle (Photo credit: Wikipedia)How many times have you got on a crowded tube or train, glared at people around you through bleary eyes and thought: "Am I going to ...

  • Get shaking

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 08 Jul 2013
  • Just in..."How To" advice from the Naked leader: The handshake- Look into their eyes, pause for 1/10th of a second and smile warmly - and introduce yourself as you move in to shake her/his hand- ...