Fifteen Years of Web Browsing

Hey!  It's fifteen years today since Mosaic 1.0 was released! I watched that globe spin and spin and spin for hours during my first year at university...!

Congratulations...

...to Bill Gates, Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire. ...and to GIMPS, in particular Dr Martin Nowak, for discovering the 42nd known Mersenne prime! ...and to Yahoo on their tenth anniversary.  They have a

Big Kid

Perhaps I left it a little late, but I'm disappointed at the range of Advent calendars available this year. After scouring the supermarket shelves in the vain hope of finding a 'Beatles' calendar, a 'Manic Street Preachers' calendar or even

Houses and Browsers

I seem to sleep better in other people's beds. How strange. I have been given many opportunities to formulate this hypothesis over recent months, as holidaying colleagues have kindly allowed me to stay in their houses to avoid the hellish