Highs & lows street

Today I had to do a lot of business with various companies on “the high street” and was struck by just how far we’ve come with remediating the Internet back into physical shops. Beyond all the obvious stuff about unexpected items in bagging areas, and outside of the economic discussion about cost cutting that leads… Continue reading Highs & lows street

How to read an eBook – they’re the future you know

First, get logged in through the paywall – I used an Athens password, so find a student to help you. This is what you get. It looks like the book should load in the big empty space, but it doesn’t. Click on some of the links down the side… oh they download PDFs. Not one… Continue reading How to read an eBook – they’re the future you know

A Birmingham amendment to Godwin’s Law

Godwin’s Law is an Internet adage that states: As an online discussion grows longer, the probability of a comparison involving Nazis or Hitler approaches 1. I’d like to table a local amendment, which we’ll call Brummie’s Law (because I’m not naming it after myself): As an online discussion about Birmingham grows longer, the probability of a boundary… Continue reading A Birmingham amendment to Godwin’s Law