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Head of Technology and Writer — Guardian
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In praise of … Dame Shirley Bassey’s drive for vocal perfection

theguardian.com — There has always been something uncompromising about Dame Shirley Bassey. Not just her full-blooded vocal delivery, but the standards she applies to herself and to others. Recorded discussing a rendering of the James Bond theme GoldenEye by that other vocal heavyweight Tina Turner, Shirley was less than impressed.

Technology | The Guardian

Technology | The Guardian

Christmas gift guide - sport and fitness

theguardian.com — The guilty burden of a sporty gift is that I might have to actually use it. That said, this collection is so pleasingly well engineered that I'll have no excuse for following-up on new year resolutions.

The rise of Anonymous hacktivists - Tech Weekly podcast

theguardian.com — This week on Tech Weekly with Leigh Alexander we hear from anthropologist and author Gabriella Coleman, McGill University's Wolfe Chair in Scientific & Technological Literacy, on her latest book Hacker, Hoaxer, Whistleblower, Spy: The Many Faces of Anonymous an in-depth and comprehensive look at the hactivist and prankster culture of Anonymous.

If we want our high streets back we have to stop thinking like consumers

theguardian.com — Do you think of yourself as a "user"? As a "viewer"? A "consumer"? During a debate recently I said that in discussions about "us", the collective public, I prefer to describe us as citizens first and consumers second.

In praise of … Leigh Alexander

theguardian.com — It takes real insight to cut through the noise and recycled hysteria of the internet, especially when you are the target of abuse. In the video game community a small, vocal minority has coordinated a wave of bullying against female writers under the guise of a campaign about ethics, describing their movement, without irony, as "Gamergate".

Former NSA lawyer: the cyberwar is between tech firms and the US government

theguardian.com — The battle over encryption of consumer internet users' data has pitched US technology companies against the US government itself, former NSA general counsel Stewart Baker said on Tuesday. Speaking at Web Summit in Dublin, Baker claimed that moves by Google and Apple and others to encrypt user data was more hostile to western intelligence gathering than to surveillance by China or Russia.

Facebook plans to offer the world - virtually. But can it deliver?

theguardian.com — 'For us, products really don't get that interesting to turn into businesses until they have about one billion people using them," Mark Zuckerberg told investors last week. Facebook hit that dizzy one-billion mark two years ago. Now 1.35 billion people - roughly equal to the population of China - log on to the social network site every month.

Google and Facebook: voracious giants with the power to create the future

theguardian.com — The web's biggest consumer companies make the bulk of their incomes, and have built up vast assets, from targeted advertising. It accounts for around 90% of Facebook's revenue and much the same for Google.
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Nov 24, 2014

The death of England: the Guardian's latest short with the Royal Court, starring Rafe Spall: theguardian.com/stage/video/20…

Nov 21, 2014

RT @keefstuart: Game press release hyperbole decoded: "innovative" = "new gun" "cutting edge" = "two new guns" "ground-breaking" = "we have no idea, help"

Nov 21, 2014

RT @robmanuel: Let's have a discussion about immigration. People are people. National borders are bullshit. Now fuck off.

Nov 21, 2014

RT @MichaelPDeacon: BREAKING: if my constituency's MP Adam Holloway defects to Ukip, I pledge to stand as the local Ukep candidate pic.twitter.com/HHm2Igndwb

Nov 21, 2014

RT @guardian: A British politician lost her job over a tweet: how to explain it to someone outside the UK gu.com/p/43g9m/tw pic.twitter.com/BTPtWwIfev

Nov 21, 2014

RT @shanecroucher: My interview with @natalieben: The surging Green Party is adding 1,000 new members a week ibt.uk/A006Bvo #GE2015

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