Day: April 14, 2012

That “Internet of Things” (IoT)

Here’s something which really does deserve your attention.  It’s an opinion survey for the European Commission on the subject of the approaching “Internet of Things” (IoT).  If you thought mixing the real and virtual worlds was already getting messy, you’ve…

Exactly why Twitter is such a legal mess

I had this conversation the other day at the Political Innovation meet-up on gaming and policy-making.  It seems to me that the big issue with Twitter and the law lies precisely in a question of framing.  And the framing has…

A case of fast food racism?

This caught my eye just a moment ago.  From the Guardian today (the bold is mine): Shops that prey on customers’ weaknesses such as strip clubs, bookies and kebab shops are blighting economic recovery on high streets, council chiefs warn…