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HarryFlashman pins the tail on the donkey

29 Apr 09, 2:23am Can you imagine how awful it would be if Britain was run by Fascists? They’d make sure everyone carried identity papers and you’d be arrested if you failed to show your papers to a policeman, a

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Posted in Politricks, Someone Clever Said, Yes yes yes!

The answer comes before the question

If you use Apple, you will know that the new version of iLife will include updates to iPhoto that are simply astonishing. iPhoto 09 will scan your photo library for faces, and allow you to name the people in your

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Posted in NIR, Post Tipping Point, Software, Someone Clever Said, The Facts

CCTV boom has failed to slash crime, say police

Owen Bowcott The Guardian, Tuesday May 6 2008 Massive investment in CCTV cameras to prevent crime in the UK has failed to have a significant impact, despite billions of pounds spent on the new technology, a senior police officer piloting

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Posted in Bollocks, Idiocracy, Insanity, NIR, Post Tipping Point, Someone Stupid Said, Told You So

It is not for the terrorists, it is for YOU

Airline passengers are to be screened with facial recognition technology rather than checks by passport officers, in an attempt to improve security and ease congestion, the Guardian can reveal. This means they can eventually fire all the immigration staff, who

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Posted in Idiocracy, Insanity, NIR, Politricks, The Facts, Told You So

A film for every decent person

Thanks to a tip from Alun, I watched the film ‘The lives of Others‘ last night. This is a brilliant and very important film. People often cite the STASI and its tactics and corrosive effects on East German society as

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Posted in Beautiful, History, How To, Idiocracy, People, Post Tipping Point