Peter Hook Meets the Plumber, the Astronomer, and Crawling Chaos

a.k.a.   How Internet Sites strip out Content for Their Own Purposes These are called feed harvesters or content scrapers amongst other terms and exist solely to copy other people’s content for the purpose of serving adverts, charging folks for getting good hit rates, hosting malware… etc I came across one while checking a Google… Continue reading Peter Hook Meets the Plumber, the Astronomer, and Crawling Chaos

Expect the Stormtrooper Approach in the Queen’s Speech!

Our weirdly bipolar government, will spring a few surprises today for most people.  (The realisation that bi-polar disorder affects organisations as well as individuals fully explains their behaviour and thus, holds no surprises for me, any more ). Coloured comments added later on Wednesday, 3rd Dec 2008. Predictably, even though a few thousand gambling bankers… Continue reading Expect the Stormtrooper Approach in the Queen’s Speech!