Given fresh impetus by the horrors of the murder of British soldier Lee Rigby in Woolwich, the Government’s proposed ‘snoopers’ charter’ is back on the agenda. It’s been around for some time now – at least a decade – these plans to eavesdrop on private emails, phone records and use of the net. The security… Read more »
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A bunch of experimenters at Bristol University have come up with the notion that in 15 years or less, the mobile phone will ‘morph’ in our palms into a variety of shapes to suit whatever purpose they are being used for. They reckon a generation of intelligent memory plastics and metals will lead to the… Read more »
There will be always be hot debate between those who want ever more technology and those who want less. Most people will be somewhere in the middle. More of what they like, less of what they don’t understand or need. There is is some polarisation on these issues. Is there a limit to the amount… Read more »
Last week we carried on MBF Blogs an interview with our sponsored Ironman triathlete (cycling, swimming and running), Joe Skipper. As a light-hearted follow-up up, we’re featuring some of the mishaps that have befallen other athletes and supporters over the years. We hope and pray that Joe never experiences any of these first hand, obviously.
Some pundits reckon as much as one in 35 one pound coins is fake and 400,000 forged notes are in circulation. That’s depressing news for those who value a stable currency. It is scant comfort to discover that forging has always been around. Sir Isaac Newton (he of the theory of gravity) is attributed with… Read more »