Jack Schofield

Freelance blogger

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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Facebook needs more than a village, it merits a Zuckerburgh

Facebook needs more than a village, it merits a Zuckerburgh

Victorian industrialists liked to build 'model villages' to house their workers, and Facebook is planning something similar in Menlo Park. However, Facebook needs something more ambitious to overcome Silicon Valley's housing and transport problems, which are hitting support staff like cafeteria workers even harder than programmers...

July 25, 2017 by

InnSpire builds a computer into an Ethernet cable

InnSpire builds a computer into an Ethernet cable

Plug one end of InnSpire's InnCable into an Ethernet socket, the other end into a TV set's HDMI port, and you have a very neat Android set-top box. It's aimed at the hotel industry, but the company is already discussing residential and other applications.

June 26, 2017 by

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