Weekend Edition

BYOD is NOT the Next Biggest Thing™: Bring me Ye Olde Lappetoppe

Something for the Weekend, Sir? You can't plug that thing in there, young man
Alistair Dabbs, 31 Jan 07:00

'People ACTUALLY CONFUSE Facebook and the internet in some places'

QuotW Plus: UK.gov brags about 'successful' ID scheme
Kelly Fiveash, 25 Jan 12:00

Ex Machina – a smart, suspenseful satire of our technology gods

Film review Garland's riveting thriller takes fresh look at AI

Landlines: The tech that just won't die

Feature Do we have any choice about paying for home phone numbers?
Nigel Whitfield, 25 Jan 10:00

Thailand: 'The nail that sticks up gets hammered down'

The eXpat Files Asbestos innards and a stomach for gov repression required
Simon Sharwood, 25 Jan 09:00

Uber isn't limited by the taxi market: It's limited by the Electronic Thumb market

Worstall @ the Weekend With apologies to Douglas Adams*
Tim Worstall, 25 Jan 08:00

Post-pub nosh neckfiller: Chickpea stew à la Bureau des Projets Spéciaux

Notre own ripsnorting ragout recipe – avec pork, naturellement
Lester Haines, 24 Jan 12:00

Chunky Swedish ice maiden: Volvo XC60 D4 Manual EE Lux Nav

Vulture at the Wheel She's a big old unit and no mistake
Simon Rockman, 24 Jan 11:00

'Linus Torvalds is UNFIT for the WORKPLACE!' And you've given the world what, exactly?

CoTW Plus: You're not getting the 'rate article' button back
Gareth Corfield, 24 Jan 10:00

Broadmoor: My Journey Into Hell, The Chimes and Cowboys and Indies

Page File Memoirs of a bad mad lag, dystopian debut and record biz retrospective
Mark Diston, 24 Jan 09:00

YOU. Your women are mine. Give them to me. I want to sell them

Something for the Weekend, Sir? YouTube's copyright killjoy bots amok
Alistair Dabbs, 24 Jan 07:30

'Yeah, I'm like, SO backing Microsoft over Google, YAH'

CoTW Plus: You pay attention to road traffic laws while playing GTA? Really?
Gareth Corfield, 18 Jan 16:00
BEAGLE 2 probe on Mars. Pic: University of Leicester

'Our AI systems must do what we want them to do'

QuoTW Also: 'An email to a fellow academic could land you a 10 year prison sentence'
Kat Hall, 18 Jan 12:00
One of New Zealand Post's commemorative Hobbit coins

Ski MOUNT DOOM or take top coffee to the beach? Your choice

eXpat Files Swapping the City of London for New Zealand – work/life balance at last
Simon Sharwood, 18 Jan 10:00

Opinion

Angry woman on mobile

BYOD is NOT the Next Biggest Thing™: Bring me Ye Olde Lappetoppe

Something for the Weekend, Sir? You can't plug that thing in there, young man

YOU. Your women are mine. Give them to me. I want to sell them

Something for the Weekend, Sir? YouTube's copyright killjoy bots amok
Alistair Dabbs, 24 Jan 07:30
Clapping children

'It's NOT FAIR!' yell RICH KIDS ... and that's a GOOD THING

Worstall @ the Weekend Where economics, altruism intersect
Tim Worstall, 18 Jan 09:00
President Putin on horseback

‘Whatever happened to Vladimir Putin?’ and other crap New Year prophesies

Something for the Weekend, Sir? No satirical jokes about prophets, please (unless it’s Ian Watkins)
Alistair Dabbs, 17 Jan 08:00

News

'It's NOT FAIR!' yell RICH KIDS ... and that's a GOOD THING

Worstall @ the Weekend Where economics, altruism intersect
Tim Worstall, 18 Jan 09:00

German iron meets Monaco's highlands: Audi A1 review

Vulture at the Wheel Fun, fun, fun, in the sun, sun, sun...
Simon Rockman, 17 Jan 11:00

Future imperfect: A UK broadband retrospective

Feature All that money spent. What is there to show for it?
Nigel Whitfield, 17 Jan 10:00

‘Whatever happened to Vladimir Putin?’ and other crap New Year prophesies

Something for the Weekend, Sir? No satirical jokes about prophets, please (unless it’s Ian Watkins)
Alistair Dabbs, 17 Jan 08:00

Post-pub nosh neckfiller: 1.5 MILLION SCOVILLE masala omelette

Napalm-grade hangover cure packs Carolina Reaper chillis
Lester Haines, 16 Jan 07:03

So, these guys turn up with AK47s and offer me protection ...

The eXpat Files Life in South Africa, with 'Cisce' switches and HAAAARRRD driving tests
Simon Sharwood, 11 Jan 11:00

This boat can move 234,989 cubic pink elephants! (honest)

CoTW True Reg readers know it's all about the JUBS
Gareth Corfield, 11 Jan 10:00

Tesla S P85+: Smiling all the way to the next charging point

Vulture at the Wheel Still buzzing after driving this ‘astonishing’ leccy car
Simon Rockman, 11 Jan 09:00

Tax Systems: The good, the bad and the completely toot toot ding-dong loopy

Worstall @ the Weekend And how to spot the difference
Tim Worstall, 11 Jan 08:00

Power, patriotism, paranoia and envy wrestle for attention in Foxcatcher

Film review Steve Carrell's deranged millionaire turn thrills
Bookeen Cybook Ocean

An e-reader you HAVEN'T heard of: Cybook Ocean 8"

Review Authentic ebook experience – down to the rubbish browser
Mark Diston, 10 Jan 08:00
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un

Last year was utter rubbish. Thanks for being part of it!

Something for the Weekend, Sir? A great time for natty cyberpunk Kim Jong Un, though
Alistair Dabbs, 10 Jan 07:00
Dudley Moore and Peter Cook in Bedazzled

20 years on: The satirist's satirist Peter Cook remembered

Feature What's the worst job you've ever had?
Phil Strongman, 09 Jan 16:00

Microsoft has made excellent software, you pack of fibbers

CoTW Plus: Nobody likes governmental lawbreakers

Renault Captur: Nobody who knows about cars will buy this

Vulture at the Wheel Sadly, this car is tous les bouche et aucun pantalon
Simon Rockman, 04 Jan 11:00
heart.australia

Three expat Brits explain their move to Australia

The eXpat Files Down under forecast: expensive but fine
Simon Sharwood, 04 Jan 10:00

Healthcare: Look anywhere you like for answers, just not the US

Worstall @ the Weekend America’s healthcare Clusterf**k offers no solutions
Tim Worstall, 04 Jan 09:00