It was chaos on Monday here in Sydney. For the very first time, the New South Wales State Government had decided to extend daylight savings a week. Unfortunately I don't think they publicised it very well or thought through the impact, as a lot of computer software that was set to automatically adjust the time … Continue reading Daylight Savings Chaos
It comes as no surprise to me that we're seeing a lot of news reports lately regarding lost or stolen government laptops and removable media containing personal information. In the last week alone we've seen records of 600,00 people have been lost by the Royal Navy, as well as the loss of 4000 patient records … Continue reading Reported UK Data Losses – It’s Worse Than You Think
If reports are to be believed, the Ministry of Defence in conjunction with QinetiQ (lots of MOD contracts), and the British Army, are testing technology that can make tanks and troops invisible. Apparently it works by using "cameras and projectors to beam images captured from the surrounding landscape onto a specially-adapted tank coated with silicon … Continue reading British Army Developing Invisible Tanks
According to this BBC report, Liverpool FC have launched an investigation into how John Arne Riise's payslip has appeared on the Internet. So, if Riise is on 120 grand a week base salary, what is Gerrard on?
On Saturday I wrote about how the news that Radiohead's decision to bypass the record labels and distribute their album themselves, at a price chosen by the customer, may signal the demise of the industry. Well guess what, this week Nine Inch Nails, Jamiroquai, Oasis, and, wait for it, Madonna, have all announced that they're … Continue reading Look What You’ve Done Radiohead!