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Head of Technology and Writer — Guardian
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Just a Minute - Medium — Media criticism when everyone is a critic Greetings, earthlings. we are writing to you from a distant planet called Medialand, a meta place where people write about people who write about what people are writing about. It can be a silly place, but an endlessly interesting one that occasionally has profound effects on the world.

The web has stolen my creativity. I need the time and space to think … — I have an admission. A declaration, maybe. I've had to step off the world for a few weeks. It's all spinning too fast, and there's no place to rest, no island, no solace, nowhere to spare a few hours passed out between a battle to fall asleep and being woken again long before dawn by a tornado child.

IFTTT: ' We're building an intelligence layer for the internet of things' — Could 2015 be the year that IFTTT goes mainstream? IFTTT, or If This Then That, has become part of the internet furniture for many in the tech community, becoming the default way to connect one internet service to another.

Sony hack: sacked employees could be to blame, researchers claim — Security experts investigating the devastating hack against Sony Pictures appear to be moving away from the theory that the attack was a carried out by North Korea, focusing instead on disgruntled former employees of the firm.

Xbox Live back up and running after Christmas hack — Millions of people were able to use their games consoles again on Boxing Day after Microsoft overcame an apparent cyber-attack and restored its Xbox Live platform. But customers on the Sony PlayStation network continued to have problems with its services following a parallel attack.

Xbox live and PSN attack: Christmas ruined for millions of gamers — Millions of people could not use their games consoles for a second day as disruption on the Xbox Live and Sony Playstation networks continued after an apparent cyber-attack. A group calling itself Lizard Squad claimed responsibility for bringing down both networks on Christmas Eve, which could have affected nearly 160 million gamers.

The top 10 tech and digital moments in 2014 — In our final show of the year, Leigh Alexander is joined by Jemima Kiss, Alex Hern, Elena Cresci, Keith Stuart and Samuel Gibbs to discuss the 10 biggest moments in tech and digital in 2014.

Tech companies and social networks need an ethics body to rebuild trust — Do you use a fitness tracker? Online banking? Do you shop online, use a messaging app, download music, use email, file your tax return online or let your children play games on your iPad? How much do you trust the services and technologies you use?

Google Glass - hands-on review — I'd expected a lot more from Google Glass. The hype around this wearable device - a pair of glasses which incorporate a little screen in the top right of your right eye's field of vision - has been colossal since the release of the first teaser video in April 2012.

Is facebook a tool for terrorists? - video explainer — Should facebook bear any responsibility for the death of British soldier Lee Rigby? A British parliamentary report found that Michael Adebowale, one of Rigby's killers, sent a Facebook message in 2012 saying in "graphic terms" he wanted to kill a soldier. Should the US technology firm have stepped in and alerted security services?
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Jan 22, 2015

Anyone found a reliable IFTTT/app that alerts you when your train is late? Can't seem to do that through otherwise excellent Train Times app

Jan 22, 2015

RT @MartinBelam: Good news ladies! Here comes a man to explain how you're not under-represented in the media!…

Jan 22, 2015

I'm back! A week without kids (sorry kids), no Facebook, no email, no Twitter, no reading of any kind, and output = drawing, and walking.

Jan 09, 2015

Guardian >> The web has stolen my creativity. I need the time and space to think …

Jan 07, 2015

I agree @CharlieBeckett Good interview with @elise_vincent on #newsnight. What a good idea of @lemondefr to have immigration correspondent

Jan 07, 2015

RT @jonathancmunro: Part of every journalist's heart and soul should be in Paris tonight. #JeSuisCharlie

Jan 06, 2015

RT @xdamman: Facebook: 1.35B users* WhatsApp: 700M* Messenger: 500M* Instagram: 300M* Twitter: 284M * Mark Zuckerberg's properties

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