A few of my scribbles are on the spanking new .net website: a piece about online quackery, and a piece on invite-only networks. I love the illustrations in both…
The internet has cracked international communication wide open. This global conversation means that cats can talk to kings but what if the king is reluctant to talk to the cat? In the real world, most people choose their friends carefully: when youâ€™re having a group of friends round for dinner, you donâ€™t invite the odd passing tramp as well…
Drugs are dangerous enough when theyâ€™re real, but counterfeits are even scarier. Last year, a factory making fake drugs in Colombia was raided and 800,000 counterfeit tablets were seized. The factory was filthy and the drugsâ€™ ingredients included brick dust, pesticide, floor wax and paint…
0 responses to “Look ma, I’m on the internet”
.net is a great mag, I used to buy it back in it’s early days and it learned me a lot, so it did.
Oh, and if you’re ever writing a piece on podcast for it (ahem) you know where to come for (ahem) quotes.
It is, yeah. I was a reader long before I ever wrote for it… it got me excited about this whole internet lark and introduced me to the phrase “monged on cake”.
> and if youâ€™re ever writing a piece on podcast
It’s spelt correctly in my copy. Must be internet gremlins that go around changing perfectly good spellings…
It’s correct in your copy? Nice to see that the developers stock ‘it works on my machine’ response translates ;-)
“Itâ€™s correct in your copy? Nice to see that the developers stock â€˜it works on my machineâ€™ response translates ”
I’ve just coughed a mouthful of coffee down my nose. Thanks.