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2010-12-11 00:41:06     A simple change in the law could open up online access to the BBC's archives | Law | guardian.co.uk

http://www.guardian.co.uk/...c-archive-online-access-law?...

In the melee of the last days of the Labour government, ...
Think of George Orwell and W H Auden, of Laurence Olivie ...
But the BBC can't make them available to us, as it would ...
All this was set out in the Digital Britain reports that ...
... ive cos

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2011-09-12 12:34:54     About Full Fact | Full Fact

http://fullfact.org/about

Full Fact is an independent fact-checking organisation. ... to see the facts and context behind the claims made by t... British political debate and press those who make mislea...
We have already successfully pressed for inaccurate clai ...
Since its c

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2010-02-13 15:23:46     About milk&more

http://www.milkandmore.co.uk/OA_.../ibeCCtpSctDspRte.jsp?...

Part of the Dairy Crest group, milk&more is your same fr... milkmen – now online. In addition to fresh milk and ev... offer a huge and ever-expanding range of essentials to o... homes all over the UK. From bread and milk to the freshe...
We’ve bee

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2012-09-24 09:19:53     About Us

http://www.deliverthis.com/sample-page/

Designed to connect people with something to deliver…⮮. can deliver it!
Example 1 – A mum is on her way to drop her kids off t ...
Example 2 – A Truckie has an empty backload from Sydne ...

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2014-10-30 17:17:40     About Us - Hive.co.uk

http://www.hive.co.uk/about-us/

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2013-02-09 09:27:30     About | Dark Patterns - User Interfaces Designed to Trick People

http://darkpatterns.org/vision/

DarkPatterns.org was set up by Harry Brignull. Dark Patt... interfaces that are intended to trick people. The purpos... to spread awareness, and to name and shame sites that us...

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2013-03-24 17:56:58     ACM SIGMOD Blog » Stop publishing so much already!

http://wp.sigmod.org/?p=832

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2011-05-04 12:10:51     Adrian Short » Blog Archive » Boris says bye-bye to indie Boris Bikes developers

http://adrianshort.co.uk/...to-indie-boris-bikes-developers/

Courted, used and discarded in less than a year. That’... Transport for London’s attitude towards independent ap... the Barclays Cycle Hire scheme.

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2013-02-09 09:22:28     Amazon makes UK publishers pay 20% VAT on ebook sales | Books | The Guardian

http://www.guardian.co.uk/...forces-publishers-pay-vat-ebook

Amazon is forcing British publishers to cover the cost o... on ebook sales – even though the true VAT cost to the ... only a fraction of that amount under its generous Luxemb... regime.
The firm is able to wield such power over publishers bec ...

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2013-02-11 23:38:59     Amazon unpacked - FT.com

http://www.ft.com/...5c-70bd-11e2-85d0-00144feab49a.html#...

he online giant is creating thousands of UK jobs, so why... less than happy?

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2014-03-16 18:27:34     Amazon’s $23,698,655.93 book about flies

http://www.michaeleisen.org/blog/?p=358

A few weeks ago a postdoc in my lab logged on to Amazon ... extra copy of Peter Lawrence’s The Making of a Fly –... developmental biology that we – and most other Drosoph... biologists – consult regularly. The book, published in... print. But

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2013-12-18 10:56:11     An Homage to Douglas Engelbart and a Critique of the State of Tech - NYTimes.com

http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/...e-of-the-state-of-tech/?...

Everyone here will of course say they are carrying on hi... twisted interpretation. I for one carry on his work by k... outside the file, as he did.

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2011-07-25 11:24:17     Anders Behring Breivik: Tunnel vision in an online world | Thomas Hylland Eriksen | Comment is free | guardian.co.uk

http://www.guardian.co.uk/...hring-breivik-norway-extremists

The role of the internet in fragmenting the public spher... subject of some scholarly and journalistic interest, mos... Pariser's excellent The Filter Bubble, which shows how G... and other major actors filter our web searches, updates ... our user pr

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2011-07-12 11:27:11     andrew losowsky - I've got you under my skin

http://www.losowsky.com/archives/008395.html

Two months ago, Baja announced it would be the first nig... to offer their VIPs something more than a gold-plated en... wanted it could have a microchip implanted under their s... only guarantees entry but provides access to a debit acc... they can pa

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2011-11-02 11:54:29     Anonymous Cancels Operation Cartel as Los Zetas Track Hacktivists | TPM Idea Lab

http://idealab.talkingpointsmemo.com/...operation-cartel.php

Anonymous Cancels Operation Cartel as Los Zetas Track Ha...
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Carl Franzen November 1, 2011, 6:00 PM 24755 95
Members of the hacktivist collective Anonymous who threa ...
... ves would almost certainly be targeted by rival cartels.

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2010-06-29 18:34:20     API Bundles | Open API Service

http://openapiservice.com/content/api-bundles

Alcatel-Lucent has flipped the traditional API revenue m...
By creating a commercially packaged bundle of APIs, deve ...
Don't max out your credit cards with API calls. Instead, ...

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2010-12-11 00:35:24     As Textbooks Go Digital, Campus Bookstores May Go Bookless - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education

http://chronicle.com/article/College-20-As-Textbo.../125363/

As students cut costs by buying books from cheaper onlin... downloading e-textbooks, campus bookstores sell fewer an... That's triggering an identity crisis for one of the olde... campus and leading some college officials to ask: If tex... does the ca

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2012-08-19 21:22:36     Battle for the lounge room

http://www.smh.com.au/...the-lounge-room-20120608-2006e.html

11:36PM Sunday Aug 19, 2012
1,220 online now
See today's paper
Subscribe
... ly design experiences to be the same on the all screens.

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2011-11-05 09:28:32     BBC - Archive - HG Wells on the Future - HG Wells | Science and the Citizen

http://www.bbc.co.uk/archive/hg_wells/12409.shtml

HG Wells addresses the British Association Conference on... 'Science and the Citizen'. In typical provocative style,... medium of the newspaper as dead and the art of journalis... He claims that reports in newspapers are unreliable and ... people migh

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2009-07-02 09:08:42     BBC - The Knowledge Exchange Blog: The Power of 8

http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/knowledgee.../the_power_of_8.html

If you see a particularly colourful newspaper lying on t... 'great' and the 'good' over the next few months it could... AHRC/BBC Knowledge Exchange Programme's new publication,...
8pic5resized.jpg
8 is a way of sharing all the lessons learned from our

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2011-06-18 14:55:13     BBC News - African jitters over blogs and social media

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-13786143

African governments are turning to more sophisticated te... internet sites and bloggers who they perceive to be a th...
That is the conclusion of The Committee for the Protecti ...

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2011-03-17 06:13:46     BBC News - Can libraries survive in a digital world?

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/programmes/click_o.../9421996.stm

"Communities need libraries more than they ever have don... are in a superb position to help [during difficult econo...
"People who say 'we don't need libraries because it's al ...

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2011-03-02 09:14:52     BBC News - Graduates - the new measure of power

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-12597811

At the beginning of the last century, the power of natio... measured in battleships and coal.
In this century it's as likely to be graduates.
There has been an unprecedented global surge in the numb ...
Among the developed OECD countries, graduation rate

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2013-01-19 09:48:33     BBC News - Has chip and pin had its day?

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-21085738

Ross Anderson, an academic in the Computer Laboratory at...
"It's a complete non-starter," he told the BBC.
"You can't just change all the systems because you come ...
He does however agree that there are "significant risks" ...
"I personally won't use

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2013-10-12 11:46:11     BBC News - Imagine a world without shops or factories

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23990211

Continue reading the main story
"The 20th Century was about dozens of markets of million ...
Joe Kraus, dotcom pioneer

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2010-05-14 11:38:50     BBC News - Internet approaches addressing limit

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/10105978.stm

In less than 18 months there will be no more big blocks ... give out, estimates suggest.
Predictions name 9 September 2011 as the date on which t ...

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2012-09-28 10:04:29     BBC News - Missing children messages go on 404 error pages

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-19741350

NotFound page The project changes 404 pages to display i...
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Trafficked young 'missing in UK'
... missing children on the well-known 404 Not Found pages.

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2013-09-16 13:23:17     BBC News - Online shopping: The pensioner who started a home shopping revolution

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-24091393

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2010-09-17 11:10:17     BBC News - Pigeon flies past broadband in data speed race

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-11325452

Broadband is the most modern of communication means, whi... date back to Roman times.
But on Thursday, a race between the two highlighted the ...

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2011-01-20 18:29:04     BBC News - Rural UK could get cheaper broadband under Ofcom plans

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-12238569

Rural UK could get cheaper broadband under Ofcom plans
Fibre-optic cable, Eyewire The proposals could benefit a ...
Continue reading the main story
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... and under plans set out by the communications regulator.

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