The real reason to celebrate GNU’s birthday

September 12, 2008

GNU represents the start of free software, which is awesome in itself, but also many, many other movements, all based around the idea of sharing and collaboration. Another world is possible!

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The real reason to celebrate GNU’s birthday

September 12, 2008

GNU represents the start of free software, which is awesome in itself, but also many, many other movements, all based around the idea of sharing and collaboration. Another world is possible!

read more | digg story


London Stock Exchange in denial over system outage

September 11, 2008

Root cause analysis looks like being more painful than root canal work and even more costly…
One of the world’s leading markets can’t say what went wrong three days after it was out for a most of a trading day. Shameful.

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Companies don’t see social networking value? Show em Digg!

September 11, 2008

Despite the hype, social-networking isn’t on the agenda at most large companies around the world, according to a new study.

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London Stock Exchange suffers .NET Crash

September 11, 2008

If you really want to know why I’m so pro-Linux on servers, you need only look at the London Stock Exchange’s total melt down on September 8th.

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Govt appoints new NHS Chief Information Officer

August 8, 2008

More than six months after the departure of Richard Granger, the government has appointed a new NHS chief information officer and as well as a new director of system delivery on its ongoing £12.7 billion National Programme for IT.

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HMRC IT caused £2.8bn credit bungle

July 29, 2008

Taxman bullies citizens after its own IT systems wiped salaries and bungles tax returns.

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