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If you work in IT/IS read this..

A lesson to us all who work in IT/IS areas of business from Peter Cochranes blog, which gives an account of trying to connect to a university wifi network as a visitor . I’m pleased to say that at the Ordnance Survey we have an open 802.11 network for vistors to use in public areas, […]

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More on Road Charging..

In my last post I commented on the potential of demand based road pricing and drew a comparison with the low cost airline pioneers of this. As Wired reports this is already reality. A section of Interstate 15 North of San Diego ( a busy section of road familar to me from trips to the […]

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Road User Charging – Don’t Panic !!

Yesterdays announcement, that the Government in looking into a system of road usage charging has resulted in the usual doom vendor calls of another government IT disaster in the making.. it is easy to agree with this based on the track record of delivery of big IT projects so far, but here I believe there […]

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And now there is Mactel !!!

So the rumours were true as reported by cNet, Apple are switching from IBM to Intel processors for future Mac’s. Much jeering of the Mac fundamentalists no doubt, but it is just the CPU in the box – it appears from Apple CEO Jobs that MacOS X has always been compiled for Intel chips in […]

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Technology

Safari 2.0 and Favicons

Depending upon your browser (Mozilla and firefox see most reliable) you should see my favicon displayed next to the url in your browser. Favicons have been around for a while and are one of those areas where standards are a little fuzzy.. I spend a couple of hours yesterday evening getting the icon to appear […]