Category Archives: Teh Interwebs

The Times Higher Education correspondence

(Psst! If you are new to this issue, please read this first.) The following is the guts of my correspondence with staff from Times Higher Education after they tried to claim ownership of the name ‘bloggerheads’, the name I created … Continue reading

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Ann Mroz: patronising, unpleasant and dishonest

[MINI-UPDATE (03 Jun) – THE object to my use of the word ‘dishonest’ in this headline. I stand by my use of the word, but as a courtesy, I have placed this prominent and immediate link to the relevant correspondence … Continue reading

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Operation ‘Cloaca’

[Please note that this post contains uncensored profanity.] I would like you to consider choosing (and using) the word ‘cloaca’ ahead/instead of ‘cunt’ in your written communications on the internets and in the Twitters. I will begin by outlining the … Continue reading

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Jeremy Hunt: a minister and his memory hole

My main issue with our new Minister for the Internets is the scant regard he has for the general web community. At times, it’s almost as if our ways are completely alien to him, and stuff that seems obvious or … Continue reading

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#freefilm : The Minister for the Internets / Launch

#freefilm is a project designed to prompt discussion of the Digital Economy Act 2010 [#deact] and politics in general Members of the public are invited to join the project by editing their own campaign videos using the following as kit … Continue reading

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Tameside Council: the Wikipedia adventures

Tameside Eye – WHO Smeared Jonny Reynolds?: Labour are well underway in the process for selecting a new candidate to replace Stalybridge & Hyde MP, James Purnell who resigned in February. As with any selection, it wouldn’t be complete without … Continue reading

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Google, Gmail, Blogger.com and YouTube: customer ‘service’

[NOTE – Gmail is a free email service provided by Google. Pyra Labs (Blogger.com) was acquired by Google in 2003, YouTube in 2006.] Evening Standard – Google bosses convicted over abuse video of Down’s syndrome boy Google today vowed to … Continue reading

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Eclectic link dump #25

Mr Jenvey is busy elsewhere early today, but he has promised to share a statement with us later. I’m happy waiting for that, but here are a few extras for those of you who have looked through the old magazines … Continue reading

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BNP data grab bag

1. In-spired. Take a bow, Chris. – 2. And to expand on the point raised in that picture, here’s Justin: The crowning jewel of the story is that the BNP, who only this month called the Human Rights Act ‘surely … Continue reading

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BNP membership list leaked and published online

Register – BNP membership list leaks online: The British National Party has lost its membership list – the whole thing has been published online. The list includes names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses of all members up to September … Continue reading

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