* Posts by Steve

4 posts • joined 6 Jul 2007

UK is not a surveillance society, MPs claim

Steve

Ironic surveillance street sign...

Appropriate, and in case you missed it:

http://wuntvor.mirror.waffleimages.com/files/44/44cb4b91287cfcd8111d471867502a3cac861ab0.jpg

(linked from Blues News a few days ago)

Paris Hilton exits missionary position to save Universe

Steve

Paris nips out for Miss Universe, not charity

...ti tum.

Google tells TV execs where they've gone wrong

Steve

Er, right

So, the "future of TV" actually means "the future of TV advertising"? This is as strong an argument in favour of the BBC's licensing model, and against the convergence of traditional TV and IP, that you'd ever care to read. A googol of channels, running content with negative googol value, each of which has targeted ads "we want to watch" - presumably because they'll have higher production values than the programmes themselves. Yuck.

Oracle sends bloke cardboard laptop

Steve

Pff

Heh. Why not just send a giant footprint full of carbon instead.

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