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Category Archives: IT


February 3, 2015


This technology looks promising, although it has only limited browser support at the moment:

“WebRTC is a free, open project that provides browsers and mobile applications with Real-Time Communications (RTC) capabilities via simple APIs. The WebRTC components have been optimized to best serve this purpose. “

Security Engineering

December 6, 2014

As cited by Ben Goldacre writing in the Guardian, this book looks interesting….


Top Priorities for CIO’s over coming year

November 9, 2014

Full Report here


Cisco…internet of things

October 21, 2014

What does Apple plan to do with 64-bit iPhone processor?

December 23, 2013

Apple-A7-slideIt will be interesting to see how the 64-bit processor in iPhone 5S is utilized in 2014. At the moment most apps are only capable of using 32-bit which in turn can only address 4GB of memory.

In an aside the decision to introduce 64-bit caught lot of chipmakers unawares….read more here

When big government IT projects go wrong…

December 22, 2013

John Naughton in timageshe Guardian has written about Obamacare’s failure to properly implement a web portal for US citizens to shop around for health insurance. What is interesting is that the problems could very easily have been mitigated by some common sense thinking.

Fred Brooks’ Mythical Man Month should be required reading for all governments embarking on any large IT project…