Category Archives: Computing

“Kids today need a licence to tinker”

Nice article by John Naughton on the state of IT education in schools: What is happening is that the national curriculum’s worthy aspirations to educate pupils about ICT are transmuted at the chalkface into teaching kids to use Microsoft software. … Continue reading

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Interesting things in Peterborough

1. IBM, Opportunity Peterborough and Peterborough City Council are working together on a project which aims to transform Peterborough into the leading sustainable city in the UK. From the IBM website: The collaboration has outlined plans to launch a Sustainable … Continue reading

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City of Angeles moves to Google Apps

Interesting! Google Apps will also help conserve resources in the city’s Information & Technology Agency (ITA), which is responsible for researching, testing & implementing new technologies in ways that make Los Angeles a better place to live, work and play. … Continue reading

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Links 26/1/06

GPLv4 – just about funny, but even for geek hunour it’s borderline Barwick plans England coach talks – my choice: Guus Hiddinck. The thought that the likes of Curbishley, Allardyce or – God help us – Steve McClaren might get … Continue reading

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AVG Free / Spybot S&D

A quick note for anyone who uses the Grisoft AVG Free anti-virus package. I tried to run an update this evening which kept failing. I then downloaded the programme and installed it again, and it now works fine. There was … Continue reading

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