The swine flu (H1N1 hereon in) epidemic has gradually petered out and levelled off, but still more and more cases are being discovered every day. Over 4,700 cases have been confirmed, spreading over every continent of the world except Africa (thankfully, because let's be honest, it would be a biological massacre) and Antarctica.
Charlie Osborne talks about (and to) the next generation of IT users.
London-based Charlie Osborne is a journalist, freelance photographer and former teacher. She holds a degree in Medical Anthropology.
After recently moving into my new house, I have discovered connectivity to the Internet to be somewhat problematic. The actual ADSL connection is perfectly fine, but wireless technology has been developed for a certain "type" of building, rather than other practical means.
In this podcast I sit down with my good friend Elliot Harrison, who recently got a "promotion" to Neowin.net, of which I spend a good five minutes disagreeing with him about it.
Nearly one year has passed since I first organised the broadband and phone line into my (now previous) house. After moving in to my brand new house today, I am astounded as to how different the experience has been.
With a definitive split on the Internet between desktops, notebooks and netbooks, and mobile devices running a list as long as your arm, the mobile web has developed to a molecule in an ocean.This month I am spending most of my time in London doing research, so travelling by train back and forth from Canterbury, moving house half way across the city, trying to cram for my exams next month and heading to the north of the UK on the second weekend into May.
My editor-in-chief, Larry Dignan, posted earlier on today his take on the upcoming big screen Kindle, the essential book killer for our time. Whilst I applaud his efforts...
It is becoming increasingly obvious with the ever growing number of products on the market, that fashion is a more prominent outlet for the younger generation than functionality. With growing consciousness of society and what is expected of the iGeneration to maintain social norms.
Since the announcement of Windows Azure, codenamed "Red Dog" as discovered by my colleague Mary-Jo Foley, at PDC 2008, I have felt an element of doubt hanging over the service, simply because I didn't know enough about it. This post will explain everything you need to know about Azure - what it is, why it's there, what can be done on it and why students should utilise it.
I am the luckiest sod alive. With a recession the deepest it has been since World War II, with swine flu slowly spreading to pandemic levels, and universities on the edge of closing down completely, we are in uncertain times.
A public health emergency is now in place in the United States, even though the US especially, with 20 people ill, are "more prepared than ever before", according to White House officials. Spread of the swine flu, hereon in as H151, has been confirmed as the same highly virulent form of flu from Mexico, which has killed 81 people at the time of press.