Greenpeace call in a man help it save electricity - but only AFTER it admonished everyone else!
Nick Booth

At peak times Britain’s power circuits are running at 98% capacity.

With that wafer thin margin of error, that means we’re only one minor incident away from disaster.

Steven Hawking is wrong about artificial intelligence

Stephen Hawking warns that we'll one day be over run by artificially intelligent machines.


Interview with Stefan Schachinger, Barracuda
Nick Booth

There’s a problem with instant gratification. There’s normally a long term effect. Virtualise in haste, repent at leisure.

Never trust anyone who tells you they’re revolutionary or agnostic
Nick Booth

Communication is a fine art. Network engineers demand a high degree of standards and rightly so. If there were not common definitions for handshaking, syntax, protocols and operating systems, there would be mass confusion and nothing would ever get done.

So how come their colleagues in the marketing department seem to have such a massive disdain for the English language?

New tele con scam targets simpletons who want to talk
Journalists at risk

Increasing numbers of people are falling victim to a new scam, called The Long Conference.

We've asked Dave Expert, who claims to have been on BBC 2's The Real Hustle, to explain how the con works.

Fast Data—A Potential Lifesaver
Guest blog

Digital tech Love it or hate it, the collection and processing of data is an integral part of modern life, as information about who we are and what we do is constantly gathered and analysed from anywhere in the world, whether you’re at work, rest, or play. Most of this data is used to benefit those doing the collecting, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Take,... more...

Frederik Brabant MD, CMIO at Nuance Communications asks can technology put the art back into medicine?

Frederik Brabant MD, CMIO at Nuance Communications “The practice of medicine is an art, not a trade; a calling, not a business; a calling in which your heart will be exercised equally with your head. The practice of medicine is an art, based on science.” While profound, the words of Sir William Osler, recognized to be the ‘father of modern medicine’, may not be the first to spring to patients’... more...

TIBCO on Cloud Nine after influential award win
Award Success

Neil Barry Sales Director UK & Ireland - TIBCO Analytics TIBCO Software has triumphed at the coveted 3rd Annual Cloud World Series Awards, winning the ‘Best Cloud Application’ category for its pioneering analytics software.