Monthly Archives: November 2008

What do Scunthorpe, Lightwater and Penistone have in common?

posted by Will   Monday web links   Lost photographs of Hiroshima   God’s Facebook wall   75% of spam is killed at a stroke   Is science fiction dying?   Paxman interviews "Mr Rascal"   Want to work for … Continue reading

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Ex-BBC and online video leader joins MSN and Microsoft

Ashley Highfield, a former chief of new technology at the BBC and current head of online video venture Kangaroo, is moving to run MSN and other Microsoft consumer and online businesses in the UK. In a statement, Microsoft announced Highfield’s appointment … Continue reading

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Puppies puppies puppies

Posted by Will   Monday web links   Live PuppyCam! Yes, that’s right. Puppies. Live. On camera. Did I mention there were puppies?   Jon Stewart takes on Twitter   Yet more reasons why UGC is to be feared   … Continue reading

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The Big Issue 7/11/08 – Shock Interest Rate Cut: Reaction

Posted by Nicole A day after the Bank of England surprised everyone with an unprecedented 1.5 percentage point cut in interest rates there is little optimism being shown for the move.  UK Media Coverage: FT Columnist Martin Wolf congratulates the … Continue reading

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