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Under the sea, under the sea
‘Darling it’s better down where it’s wetter, take it from me’ – Sebastian the crab, Disney’s The Little Mermaid, ‘Under the Sea’, 1990. What on Earth were we watching (and singing along to)…
Pull the plug!
Or in this case, don’t put it in there in the first place. Good all-round advice for life there. The type of plug to which I am referring however, are smart plugs. And…
What a hack *applause*
For decades, the US has been aware of the vulnerabilities within its energy infrastructure, yet no contingency plans seem to have been put in place. Now, after an (oddly easily executed) hack on…
Big tech or a big problem? Tackling the monopoly
The relentless rise of ‘big tech’ (specifically the ‘big six’) consisting of Facebook, Amazon, Netflix, Alphabet (owner of Google), Apple and last but not least, Microsoft – has led to these companies possessing…
5G: Are we a country of secret cynics?
If you’ve been reading my newsletters for any length of time, you will probably have an inkling by now, I’m pretty cynical at the best of times. But online data has shown, that…
The answer to fraud? Education, education, education
‘Knowledge is power’, ‘it’s easy when you know how’, phrases we hear all too often. Phrases I hear all too often are things like, ‘data breach’, ‘scam’, ‘fraud’, ‘is that fourth glass really…
No need to FLAP
Well, there certainly isn’t for the European data centre market, as the FLAP market prepares for record take-up and supply growth, surpassing 2,000MW. Of course, the FLAP (Frankfurt, London, Amsterdam and Paris) crew…
Covid: Are they having a jab at us?
The Covid jab, immunity passports and the general vagueness of our government. Some humble musings on the subject.
The church of tech?
Many tech companies have been touted for leading the way with their sustainability measures and green credentials, yet tech billionaires have carbon footprints thousands of times higher than the average person. The wealthy…
That’s not my face: When facial recognition goes wrong
For a while now, law enforcement have been using biometrics to help fight crime, and more recently, advances have been happening in the field of facial recognition technology. The idea behind biometric technology…