Navigation:

Find in this Blog

About diaTribe

The diaTribe blog is our occasional take on life, the universe and everything. Observations on current affairs, the environment, politics, humour and music/gig reviews. Travel diary and extreme sports stories, along with the usual rants/raves are also chucked in for good measure.

July 2019
M T W T F S S
« Jun    
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031  

Categories

Recent Articles

Archives

Friends of diaTribe

Blogs Worth Visiting

Syndicate this blog

What is RSS?

Other Links

Visit Zimbio - opens in new window

Hate Spammers? Check this out - opens in new window

We Support Wikipedia
Wikipedia Affliate Button

Stop ISP snooping! Oppose Phorm

Stop PHORM!

If they have their way all your web browsing history will be collected and sold to the highest bidder.

Fight back!

Technology at it's most pointless

Tag ArchivesFor the word: politics

May24

Rant: Always the Stick – Never the Carrot!

Traffic on the Brompton Rd, London.

Late last week, the new Transport Secretary Douglas Alexander announced a £10m fund for the development of nationwide road charging schemes.

A day later, London’s Mayor Ken Livingston indicated during a public debate that the London congestion charge could rise to £10 per day.

… more »

+9
  
Submit to StumbleUpon
Tagged: , , , , , , , | Comments Off
Feb09

Busted! US Congress staff caught polishing Wikipedia Bios.

Wikipedia

In the same week that we learned that the Bandanna club website had a link in Wikipedia, I also read an interesting BBC Article about how US Congress staff have been making “Partisan” changes to political biographies.

Using the edit history on Wikipedia, researchers collected the IP numbers of computers linked to the US Senate and tracked the changes made to online pages.

… more »

+16
  
Submit to StumbleUpon
Tagged: , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

Valid XHTML 1.0!If page contains a form it won't validate due to 'aria-required' attribute. We have chosen accessibility over validation. Valid CSS! Valid RSS! Valid Atom!

NoPhorm - No consent to intercept

Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 (RIPA) Notice

No consent is given for interception of transmission of any page in this site.