Tom Steinert-Threlkeld posted yesterday five things he would like to see change about his cable operator. As cable is practically a thing of the past over here in the UK, with satellite and Freeview (free digital channels) hitting most television sets, I thought long and hard about where the next generation of television will come from.
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.
Students from a wide variety of subjects and cultures have enabled Imperial College London to break down the barriers of insular university life to the wider public and prospective students, in form of a series of regularly updated blogs hosted on the site.From masters students to international and home students and more degrees you can shake a stick at, the ten student bloggers were recruited during freshers' week at the start of this academic year.
We see many computing disasters and IT failures over here at ZDNet, clearly those which fellow blogger Michael Krigsman writes about, as well as my own; throwing my laptop out of the window, blowing my desktop up and generally causing havoc.Along my travels, I have learned the importance of backing up my data, sometimes multiple times over.
I'm away from Canterbury at the moment to work on a few projects around the United Kingdom. Whilst doing these, I'm slap-bang in the middle of exam and essay season, so have been spending a lot of my time writing mind-numbingly boring essays.
Mary-Jo Foley wrote this morning in regards to a rumour circulating around the networks, that Google was considering buying the mass social status website, Twitter.Twitter has millions of users and had the potential to be the next big thing.
Students from Bournemouth University have vocalised their concerns, as well as another hundred thousand who haven't spoken, about the university library and public machines which are being used to access Facebook and Twitter.As I've experienced, you can second-guess when the off-peak times will be, attempt to find a computer to do research and find a dozen or so people using Facebook.
Microsoft confirmed this morning a new feature installed in Windows 7 Enterprise editions, ensuring the protection and security of the operating system. Dubbed "ProtectOneself", Windows monitors the activity of the system and prevents certain events from occurring if unsuitable behaviour is detected.
But why? I'll admit now that Encarta hasn't always been at the forefront of my mind when researching something; nor has it been a major part of my studies, life in general or search results on Google.
Yesterday, I spoke to David Alexander, part of the Office Live team at Microsoft, about the bringing together Microsoft and Monster, to help prospective students and employees in a difficult job market.
We've all heard the stories about Windows 7 - new themes, new wallpapers, better functionality blah blah. I'm just as bored of it as you are.