Charlie Osborne

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

Latest Posts

Panic over: YouTube viewers are no longer royally screwed

An update to the YouTube blog yesterday has calmed fears that Viacom would be able to pick out identifiable user information about every video ever watched on YouTube. As answered before in my Q'n'A post, there was a possibility that recriminations could be filed against each individual who watched something which was copyrighted.

July 14, 2008 by


Moving house: diary of a dial-up user (part 2)

As you know from my previous post, it has been an absolute battle to try and get broadband connectivity to my new house in Canterbury. All the other seemingly complicated "hardware based" products like electricity, gas and water supplies have been easy to set up and continue flowing.

July 11, 2008 by


Virtual e-learning: the end of university?

University places are increasing more and more as the years go by, whilst e-learning and "in-house training" becomes the norm within business. Universities UK has reported that 70% of all incoming undergraduate students make up of 18-20 year olds, and is expected to drop dramatically from the beginning of the 2009 academic year and continuing to drop for the next 20 years.

July 9, 2008 by