'These questions are all inspired by the technology curriculum, so it goes to show that school kids can definitely teach us a thing or two! Although with that said, it was interesting to see those in the 55-64 age bracket were the most clued up on tech, so it's not all about the youth. … [Read more...] about Tricky quiz based on the school curriculum tests the nation’s knowledge of technology including the abbreviation ‘URL’ – and only one in ten can achieve a full score
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How do you know today's £183m fine on British Airways for a huge data theft from its website is a landmark ruling? Is it because it was the first made public by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) since GDPR privacy laws came into force? Or perhaps because the slap on the wrist is 366 times bigger than the ICO's previous record? … [Read more...] about Finally, a watchdog with teeth: BA’s £183m fine shows that the ICO means business
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Rochdale’s destiny will not be determined by a feelgood factor, even one generated by smart machines, because its problems are deep and of longstanding. Thus far, the only conclusions that can be drawn from it are ones that most people could work out for themselves: Rochdale is happier on a Friday than a Monday, happier at Christmas than in January – when the credit card bills come rolling in – and permanently less happy than London. … [Read more...] about The Rochdale feelgood index: can you judge a town’s wellbeing from tweets?
Convinced that European Commission spokesmen were lying and that Brussels 'panjandrums' wanted to turn the EU into a super-state, he sleuthed out secret documents. His lazy rivals, who spent much time in bars, accused him of making up his stories. These included scoops about 'the threat to British pink sausages', diktats about the shape of bananas and sizes of condoms, how women had been 'ordered to return old sex toys' and how euro notes made people impotent. … [Read more...] about Thank you for saving my life: Boris Johnson stops in Downing Street to deliver tribute to the ‘beating heart of this country’ NHS before heading with pregnant fiancée Carrie to Chequers by car