Reagonomic time bomb

According to a number of reports the clock is ticking on the US economy and the dollar before it goes into meltdown. The key factors for consideration according to the Asian Times article ‘Crisis towers over the dollar’: The total US public national debt now exceeds 7 trillion USD When Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, military […]

Hack with sense of humour

IT company SCO is currently involved in a legal argument over allegedly copied software ending up in Linux. Kudos to The Inq for flagging up this subversive website hack. Makes a pleasant difference from the usual scrawlings on site defacements. At the time of writing this was still up on the SCO site, though this […]

Unwins off-licence

My colleague Jonathan has some inside skinny on cheap alcohol this Christmas via Unwins off-licence. According to his contacts Unwins the off licence chain is allegedly being bought out by Oddbins and so clearing its inventory by providing good prices on champagne. So if the white van man doesn’t do deliveries in your area Unwins […]

Back to the future

A while ago I did a back to basics entry on how I had moved from a perfectly good Nokia 6600 to a older, more elegant and better looking 8850. According to Josh Rubin’s Coolhunting blog I am not alone, in fact there is a website called Retrofone to cater for people like me. Why? […]

Marketing and Media News

Haaretz the liberal Israeli national newspaper has started publishing a weekly international edition online as a PDF. It can be found at Haaretz dotcom. The editors are Karen Kaufman and Robert Rosenberg.Caitlin Moran the television critic wrote this opinion piece in The Times about sex no longer working as an advertising tool, making our visual […]