Kilograms and pounds in the same article. I suppose we should be grateful that El Reg isn't planning any Mars missions.
40 posts • joined 20 Jun 2011
You missed something
A skilled bricklayer without a supply of bricks is valueless. Give her a lorry-load of bricks and mortar and her value shoots up. Google's data analysis skills and power are valueless without data to work with.
In other words, the value of my, and your, and his personal data is the loss to Google (and others) if access to that data is denied. And that loss is considerable - it's Google's whole business. It looks as if our data is valuable after all.
Crap stuff drives out good stuff - again
I'm an Amazon Kindle author and I'd happily pay a fee of £10 to publish. I'd have liked to have got an ISBN, but they're only available in batches of 10 for > £100.
Plug - look for The Boy by Peter Kendell on Kindle :)
Paris - because I'm sure she'd be my biggest fan, if only...