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remembering government.direct – the first interactive green paper

“Top 5% of all Web sites!”

“Networking industry awards!”

“Awards for excellence!”

No, these accolades aren’t for GOV.UK. They’re for the much earlier 1994 central government site, open.gov.uk. 582 more words


Jelly Belly creator introduces CBD-infused jelly beans

One of your favorite candies will soon be infused with cannabidiol to create a CBD treat.

David Klein, who invented Jelly Belly jelly beans in 1976, announced that he’s recreating jelly beans to include CBD. 234 more words


Reliable, Affordable Energy for the World: Investing in a Carbonless Future

Breakthrough Energy Coalition

[Climate Wire, sub. req’d] Driving deep reductions in U.S. carbon emissions by midcentury requires accelerated investment in a wide range of advanced energy technologies, from battery storage to new nuclear reactors and photosynthetic fuels, according to a study led by former Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz and energy historian Daniel Yergin… 52 more words

Energy And Climate

Is Your Mobile Workforce Exposing You to Unseen Risks?

Bring-your-own-device (BYOD) refers to a trend in which companies allow their employees to use their own electronic devices for work purposes (Starkman, 2014). In Is Your Mobile Workforce Exposing You to Unseen Risks… 573 more words


Data Privacy Day musings

Consider this on #DataPrivacyDay. For more than 60 years now, organisations have been trying to understand and manipulate the way we think, as the first in the series of quotes below illustrates: 611 more words


The curious 'failings' of Facebook – and the true cost of 'free'

Facebook manages to achieve the near impossible. It often appears technically and politically incompetent, yet remains highly profitable.

Its ability to track, monitor and profile us, our friends, families and interests, is well understood. 3,137 more words