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Unleash your creativity at OggCamp

June 11, 2012

It’s just under nine weeks until OggCamp, the biggest and best community-run Open Source event in the country! It’s being held in a fantastic new facility in Liverpool on the 18th and 19th August and it’s absolutely free to attend. This is the fourth OggCamp and I’m sure it’s going to be the best yet! […]

Cookie monster

May 28, 2012

There’s been quite a bit of chatter in the press about the new EU cookie law, which comes in to force today. For those who don’t know, a cookie is a small text file placed on your computer by your web browser when you visit a website. Cookies are used for useful things like indicating […]

Come to OggCamp 12

May 7, 2012

That’s right, the biggest and best free software event in the UK is back! OggCamp 12 is happening on the 18th & 19th August at the Art & Design Academy in Liverpool. I’m looking forward to going back to Liverpool and the venue this time around sounds absolutely amazing. The tickets are free (again!) and available from […]

Gradual and silent encroachments

April 30, 2012

The high court has ordered five of the biggest British ISPs to block access to The Pirate Bay. They have just weeks to implement the block, although it’s not clear how they’ll do it and how effective it will be. It is the first major example of Internet censorship in the UK. I don’t use The Pirate […]

A hard tablet to swallow

April 16, 2012

Recently, I’ve been experimenting with tablets. No, not the sort that make you dance for hours or think you’re reeeeeaaalllly interesting. The sort that glow enticingly and give you something to swipe at on train journeys. That’s right, this is going to be a fairly geeky post. I want a device onto which I can […]