Act While the Window is Open

An eloquent way of saying ”carpe diem” … The lessons of history would suggest that civilisations move in cycles. You can track that back quite far – the Babylonians, the Sumerians, followed by the Egyptians, the Romans, China. We’re obviously in a very upward cycle right now and hopefully that remains the case. But it… Continue reading Act While the Window is Open

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O2 Disclose Mobile Numbers to Websites

Yesterday lunchtime, Lewis Peckover (@lewispeckover) noticed that mobile browsers on O2’s UK network were sending the phone’s number to websites as an HTTP header, resulting in this information being available to the websites browsed.  This information is not present when browsing over WiFi, indicating that it is probably added in transit by O2. The story… Continue reading O2 Disclose Mobile Numbers to Websites

Thoughts on the Disaster in Japan

I’ve been following the harrowing news this week about the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear accident in Japan, triggered by the 9.0 magnitude earthquake which struck last Friday. I can’t even begin to imagine how devastating it must be for those caught up in the disaster, particularly those who have lost loved ones or had their… Continue reading Thoughts on the Disaster in Japan