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TCSOTD 2006-12-12

Home office child porn expert admits child porn charge

The phony war on Christmas

Smart Card Alliance criticizes RFID passport plans

Firefox 3 Alpha Released

Sense of smell may be tied to quantum physics

Wordie: like flickr but without the photos

DNA ‘should be taken from babies’
… “It is about time we had a debate about whether we want to turn from a nation of citizens into one of suspects” — Liberty

The PPL FT advert included dead people

Published on 2006/12/12 at 06:33 by Toby, tags , , , , , , , , , , , ,

TCSOTD 2006-12-11

The Denial Machine

10 Bible verses never preached on

Ask your doctor for the 93C3 form
… not that it’ll make any difference of course.

ID Cards don’t work – even Tony says so

A good resource on all public NHS IT information

Mozilla causes relationship to break up

The Corporation released for free on bittorrent

BottleTalk: Web 2.0, Wine and Social Networking

Published on 2006/12/11 at 00:01 by Toby, tags , , , , , , , , , , ,

TCSOTD 2006-11-27

Copyright extension rejected by Treasury

Interesting Danish Road Safety Technique (NSFW)

Police want power to crack down on offensive demo chants and slogans

Let us test Darwin, teacher says
Comment from The Register

40% off all Wine & Champagne until 10th December in Threshers
… only being spread by blogs

Carbon nanotube knife

Published on 2006/11/27 at 11:55 by Toby, tags , , , , , , , , , ,

TCSOTD 2006-11-22

Interactive whiteboard technology

Global Orgasm Day, December 22nd
… ‘peace through global ecstasy’

Longer drinking hours seem to be producing fewer problems
Tim Worstall’s analysis

Goldsmith says he has seen no evidence to increase suspect holding time to 90 days

New Zealand Minister defends right of school girl to run amok in underwear

Robert Altman dies

Parents halt mosque school trip
… “did not want their children exposed to a religion that was not their own.”

GPs threaten to snub NHS database

RFID passports less reliable than normal ones

The plastinated brain

Paintball minigun in development

Red tape blog

Ordnance Survey New Popular Edition Maps from 1940s scanned in
… add your postcode to the map

Police to take fingerprints on street
Henry Porter responds

Police accepted gifts from scientology allegation
… why are the police allowed to accept gifts at all?

TCSOTD 2006-11-07

Japanese researchers build 512 core maths co-processor

comp.risks 24.46

Goldsmith agrees to stay out of cash-for-honours investigation
BBC’s take on it here

Clairvoyant lead Americans to Saddam claims Geller

Sun inspired ‘careless driving’ law will lead to injustice

How to steal an election by hacking the vote

Bullet-proof text books may help save lives in school shooting

Sam and Max: Culture Shock review

Australian Institute of Criminology calles piracy losses ‘self-serving hyperbole’

Winning hearts and minds

Published on 2006/11/07 at 08:48 by Toby, tags , , , , , ,

TCSOTD 2006-11-06

Drivers cannot leave roundabout legally
… this sort of thing reminds me why I love the UK

Senior Labour MP calls for the abandonment of Guy Fawkes night
… and this reminds me why I don’t love the people who run the UK

Knowledge should be public good first, private right second
report here

ID Cards about ‘modernity’, not civil liberties
… great, so we are having this idiocy foisted on us because Blair wants us to look trendy.

Olympic games faces huge tax bill

Published on 2006/11/06 at 06:00 by Toby, tags , , , ,

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