Charlie Osborne

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

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Digital cameras and forgotten memories

Long story short, myself and my friend Dan were contemplating whether digital cameras, the modern replacement for film-fed cameras, were the cause of diminishing memories of the best days of our lives - at university.Although this podcast was spur of the moment; not recorded under professional circumstances (but when have I done that anyway?

July 28, 2008 by


10 essential gadgets for students

I chose these from personal experience, but also from asking many friends from around the world who are involved in technology and study at the same time. Some gadgets come with a recommendation, whereas others don't; things like laptops and cell phones can't be selected for everybody, it'd be ridiculous for me to recommend something which may not apply suitably to you.

July 24, 2008 by


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