Jack Schofield

Jack Schofield spent the 1970s editing photography magazines before becoming editor of an early UK computer magazine, Practical Computing. In 1983, he started writing a weekly computer column for the Guardian, and joined the staff to launch the newspaper's weekly computer supplement in 1985. This section launched the Guardian’s first website and, in 2001, its first real blog. When the printed section was dropped after 25 years and a couple of reincarnations, he felt it was a time for a change....

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The world online: the ITU provides the numbers

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has just released its annual report, Measuring the Information Society, which provides facts and figures on the take up of the internet, mobile telephony, and analog and digital television

October 9, 2013 by Jack Schofield

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Which has better tech: home or office?

LondonOffices.com has run a survey and reckons that people have better technology at home – PCs and broadband – than they do at work, but the numbers suggest the opposite is true…

September 24, 2013 by Jack Schofield

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The 50 essential skills for surviving modern life

Times have changed and old skills such as darning socks have been replaced by new ones such as searching the internet. A KAZ survey has turned up the Top 50 skills people need for modern life, and this is your workforce today...

September 9, 2013 by Jack Schofield

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