Silly English kniggit!
Tim Berners-Lee only invented the internet. Now he wants to give the world a new ‘Magna Carta’.
In the lair of the rent-seekers
A decision was recently made to teach only Delphi in schools. Here’s how it happened.
How over-regulation murders a market
If cash was invented under SA’s laws, nobody would want to use it.
A bleak future for e-tolls
Contrary to my expectations, Gauteng’s e-tolls are not a done deal.
Speaking with forked tongues
A close reading of public statements about the US government’s surveillance program reveals blatant dishonesty.
It’s not that complicated
How hard can it be to implement basic IT systems in government? Very hard, and very, very expensive, it seems.
Like my party – Zuckerberg
Facebook founder and baby-faced billionaire Mark Zuckerberg has waded into US politics, forming a political lobby group to be known, cryptically, as FWD.us [sic].
Copyright pays musicians
New research shows that copyright laws remain important to the people who create words and music.
Catch that genie!
Many new technologies inspire apprehension and fear, especially among the neurotic worrywarts that staff mainstream newspapers.
Liars deserve no sympathy
New research shows telecoms operators routinely exaggerate the impact of interconnect regulations on their bottom lines.
If it’s broke, rename it
They just renamed the Home Affairs national identity system. Again. Blame the communists.
Whistling past the graveyard
The worst symptom of ill health is an inability to collect revenue. Icasa has it.
Schumpeter’s gale, Apple’s fail
Tablets with rounded corners are as old as the hills. Literally.