Daily Archives: July 29, 2011

IE Rots Brains… or Not

An on-line IQ-test secretly recorded browser version. The analysis clearly shows a correlation between lower IQ and usage of IE rather than other browsers. I leave it to the reader to conclude whether IE rots brains or whether people of … Continue reading

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UK Review of Governmental IT

The House of Commons has reviewed the government of the UK’s actions with respect to implementing IT and found numerous faults and made recommendations for improvement. On disasters: “13. On the basis of the evidence received during our inquiry, we … Continue reading

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AF447 Stalled and Did Not Recover

The BEA has a more detailed report on the accident combining flight data and cockpit voice recorder data. They also make some recommendations that images of the instrument panel be recorded, that the angle of attack be presented to the … Continue reading

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GetJar – Profiting From Free Software

“GetJar is the world’s largest free app store with over 2 billion downloads to date. The company distributes more than 150,000 mobile applications across a variety of operating systems including Android, Blackberry, Java, Symbian and Mobile Web.” These guys were … Continue reading

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Malware Malware Malware

As much as the supporters of that other OS claim malware is not a problem with that other OS, businesses still make money profiting from malware. Avast reports that 49% of its 130million users run XP and 74% of the … Continue reading

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iSuppli Predicts 72% Growth for Tablets

iSuppli predicts that tablets will ship about half the number of units as “PCs” by 2014 with annual growth around 72%. This will sorely impact Intel as ARM CPUs will run most tablets and M$ will have to compete strongly … Continue reading

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