Category: United Kingdom
100Mb/sec to 95.5% of the country?
As Steve points out, Ofcom have recently released their study on the potential future of the UK broadband network using the existing copper telephone network. There’s two main methods of DSL delivery to end users. One is to have the DSL modems hiding in the local exchange, and the other […]Read More
Isle of Man
It would appear that Google has decided that their map data for the Isle of Man isn’t good enough, and now allow everyone to edit it through their MapMaker system. Several things spring to mind… firstly that OpenStreetmap has great coverage of the island, and secondly, why doesn’t Google want […]Read More
Are we still terrorists?
It would appear so… To: email@example.com CC: Kenny.MacAskill.firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com Dear City of London Police, I see that we still have not had a response to this request for information. Please can you provide the answers that we seek, or suggest alternative routes to go down. If we are to be […]Read More
Mappers are terrorists?
A recent public email I wrote, after the worrying quotes published in http://thescotsman.scotsman.com/latestnews/Festival-is-key-terror-target.3723328.jp To: firstname.lastname@example.org CC: email@example.com, Kenny.MacAskill.firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org Hi, This is a public email, also available at http://lodge.glasgownet.com/mappers-are-terrorists/ I have also included some other recipients that may consider raising this issue at a higher level, may also be […]Read More
Just been reading this article by Clive James, and it struck a chord with me. I don’t know why we have to implement everything so badly over here. Granted, other countries have their bad points too, but compared to what happens here, it’s as if this place is run by […]Read More