"Unfortunately in its present state it does not achieve that goal."
And no gov IT ever will
A batch of UK government Cabinet records from late last century has revealed that difficulties in getting users to accept new systems is nothing new. "Dave from Manchester" tipped us off about the opening of the records, part 4 of a collection of UK civil service documents dating from 1995 to 1997 and made available in PDF …
Heaven forbid that one should feel compelled to share anything of any significant importance with the current No 10 tenant/squatter via its internet provided providing portal. Goodness know how many anonymous minions are responsible for ensuring that doesn't cause any problems with their vetting of suitable/unsuitable messages to be shared, or not, with the principal.
If one concludes that it is practically useless with particular regard to that singular task, it is only logical to expect something significant to be then made quite public, rather than be treated any further as private, so that ignorance is no longer available as an excuse for government indolence on any specific peculiar matter which may be of great interest.
Heaven forbid that one should feel compelled to share anything of any significant importance with the current No 10 tenant/squatter via its internet provided providing portal
It's fair to say that America trumps Britain here...
The following webpage has some promotional videos taken from the government.direct green paper CD Rom. Including [Lord] Michael Heseltine using Cab-E-Net.
*Warning - page may not suitable for graphic designers of a sensitive disposition*
That phrase was coined in 1849 by Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr. But if nothing changes then what was the idiom for nothing changing in 1848? Were things assumed to change before that expression of ennui?
In 1988 my French pal proudly showed me his Minitel which could "make online purchases, make train reservations, check stock prices, search the telephone directory, have a mail box, and chat in a similar way to what is now made possible by the World Wide Web".
He'd forgot I could read French even if I couldn't speak it. All his messages were to a text version of Tinder. Hooking up was more a matter of good writing rather than being good looking and swiping right. A kiss is still a kiss, plus ça va .
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