Monthly Archives: September 2014

Private pictures and public knowledge

A week or three ago I blogged about the great selfie crisis. Since then I’ve come across an interesting little problem. If you’re a regular reader of this blog you’ll know that one of my interests is that chaotic period … Continue reading

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Bradshaw

If you have read any British Victorian era literature, you’ll have come across references to a Bradshaw – a guide to train times. So named because George Bradshaw compiled a compendium of the various and often competing companies train timetables … Continue reading

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Selfies …

Well this week we’ve had a bit of a moral panic over selfies of clothing challenged people, not in the least because a number of pictures of media starlets have been stolen from Apple iCloud servers, perhaps by brute force … Continue reading

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Trains

I’m going to make a confession here. I like trains. Or more exactly, I like the social history of trains and railways. Admitting you like trains is always dangerous. It gets you lumped in with these people who wear unfortunate … Continue reading

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