4th June 2006 Archive
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RZSL Yes, it's a human league comeback
Big Brother is in the news a lot at the moment, bringing with it the inevitable reruns of ponderous 1984 editorials. With public attention consumed with questioning the surveillance society, it is left to followers of the RZSL™ to report the final realisation of another Orwellian nightmare: Animal Farm. The RZSL™ bunker was …
Biology 4 Jun 2006, 09:02
Analysis Spot the cure's built-in self-destruct...
On Thursday morning the Times runs a screamer claiming that the Department of Work & Pensions will happily issue a national insurance number even when it suspects the applicant is an illegal immigrant. By lunchtime the Government has promised to change the law to block this "loophole", and fairly swiftly we can see the latest …
Music and Media 4 Jun 2006, 10:11
Preview A taste of things to come, but when?
Last week, Intel gathered the European press in Munich for a sneak peek at its the Core 2 Duo chip - aka 'Conroe'. Reg Hardware was there. We were limited to running a set of pre-installed benchmarks on the systems provided so this isn't a conclusive performance review of what Core 2 Duo is capable of... Nonetheless, the …
Reg Hardware 4 Jun 2006, 16:02
Analysis Beyond the valley of the poison suicide vests of death...
Shall we do chemical weaponry? Given that at time of writing the Metropolitan Police was conducting a "fingertip search" of a London house for a home-made chemical weapon, it somehow seems appropriate to reality-check the practicalities of such devices. The Met, incidentally, deployed 250 officers and a five mile air exclusion …
Music and Media 4 Jun 2006, 20:24
- Geek's Guide to Britain INSIDE GCHQ: Welcome to Cheltenham's cottage industry
- 'Catastrophic failure' of 3D-printed gun in Oz Police test
- Game Theory Is the next-gen console war already One?
- BBC suspends CTO after it wastes £100m on doomed IT system
- Peak Facebook: British users lose their Liking for Zuck's ad empire