Entries from June 2008 ↓

The incredible story of the world’s first business computer

David Caminer has died. Now there was a radical digital pioneer.

Postcodes

Fascinating debate, if you’re into the power of information agenda, over at Simon’s site on the use of post codes and the availability of the register. I’m told that the licensing of the national postcode register is an ‘old chestnut’. I’m going to spend some time trying to understand just why it can’t be available for free or at marginal cost. Feel free to air your views in the comment section.

Every lego set in history

Stored in a secret vault.

In praise of Sky, ITV and the Beeb

The three major broadcasters in the United States have spent a total of 83 minutes reporting on Afghanistan this year.