samaritans

The Samaritans Radar app is a reminder that we have no control over how our data is used

James O'Malley Facebook, Twitter, Web 2.0, Websites 1 Comment

It has been almost a week since Samaritans launched its "Radar" web app - and almost a week since the backlash began. Astonishingly, the charity is sticking to its guns - and this should remind us that once our data is out there, we can't control what happens with it. On the surface the app…

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Astronaut Chris Hadfield’s Space Oddity is back online – hurrah!

James O'Malley Space, Web 2.0, Websites 1 Comment

Good news for fans of awe-inspiring music videos. Commander Hadfield's Bowie cover is BACK! Remember Canadian Astronaut Commander Chris Hadfield, who wowed us all last year with his music video shot aboard the International Space Station? The cover of David Bowie's Space Oddity was pulled from YouTube after a year because of an agreement over…

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Wifi will now work at 150 Tube stations

James O'Malley Transport, Web 2.0, Websites, Wi-Fi Leave a Comment

Good news for London commuters this morning as Virgin Media has announced it has installed wifi in its 150th London Underground station. The news comes as Wimbledon, Richmond, Morden, East Ham, Barking and Upminster are all brought online, providing travellers with blessed relief from the horror or having to stare vacantly at other people. Apparently…

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Borough Market opens a REAL Apple Store

James O'Malley Apple, Web 2.0 Leave a Comment

Borough Market in London is currently celebrating its 1000th birthday (!), and one of the events to celebrate was yesterday the 'opening' of a 'Real' Apple Store. According to SE1 (which also took the photos), the 'store' showcased over 1000 types of Apple - in the style of Cupertino's phones and tablets. And we were…

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