Funny how Tories don't grasp that if UK leaves EU, EU can then tax EU capital which goes to City of London without UK say so. — Jason O'Mahony (@jasonomahony) April 9, 2014 The EU owns the ball and the pitch, as it were.
And rightly so. As Dr. Quinlivan points out: In 2006, I remember interviewing the Mayor of Schenectady (New York), Brian Stratton, who made a very persuasive case to me for directly elected mayors. He said that when he was elected mayor he inherited a fiscal train wreck but was able to turn things around because […]
Dave Winer: The best way to learn something is to start doing it. Don’t wait for full knowledge to come to you. Often it won’t. Just pretend you know what you’re doing, and hit the walls. That helps define the shape of the problem. Make it small enough that you can start solving it right […]
This is pretty bad : In short, Heartbeat allows one endpoint to go “I’m sending you some data, echo it back to me”. It supports up to 64 KiB. You send both a length figure and the data itself. Unfortunately, if you use the length figure to claim “I’m sending 64 KiB of data” (for […]
Una Mullally in the Irish Times: Peaches Geldof was just 25.The television presenter, journalist, and daughter of Bob Geldof and the late Paula Yates was the mother of two young sons with her second husband, musician Thomas Cohen – Phaedra who will turn two later this month, and Astala, one. Her father, the Irish musician, author and activist, Bob Geldof, issued […]
BBC Research Blows Out the 1% Rule. In the UK at least. It’s now more like a 23/60/17 rule (passive/easy/intense participation), which the BBC dub the ‘Participation Choice’. The reserach considers digital media interaction, from sharing links and photos to writing blogs. It turns out that the old 1% rule, which said that more people will […]