Charlie Osborne

London-based Charlie Osborne is a journalist, freelance photographer and former teacher. She holds a degree in Medical Anthropology.

Latest Posts

Has Social 2.0 become too powerful?

I love playing with new things, new websites, services and devices. But after rejoining Twitter, speared on by extreme peer presure from my colleagues, I discovered how scarily connected the whole world was; suddenly woken up to this world, closely entwined with this new revolution of next generation web technologies.

February 15, 2009 by


I'm sick to death of Windows 7

I feel a bit of a hypocrite to be writing this, but it's got to a point where this just has to stop. I know people are excited about the next version of Windows, but when will you, the international audience, wake up and smell the coffee?

February 9, 2009 by


Researchers use Half Life to simulate fire evacuations

People normally associate Half Life with running around after aliens or terrorists, a Glock in one hand and a grenade in the other; all in first-person shooter form.The Half Life engine has enabled hundreds if not thousands of people to develop into and around it, providing new experiences, new games, features and maps for many.

February 6, 2009 by