Internet

Internet

Transitioning from Evernote to OneNote

I feel a little bad about this, but I’ve decided to close down my Evernote account and move across to OneNote. The main reason is...

Internet, Technology

NAS Upgrading Fun

I’m documenting this, just in case there’s someone out there for whom it’s useful. I had two NAS drives, both made by...

Internet

Undercover Advertising

In the UK, we have some really tight restriction on what and how we are able to advertise. Ofcom has a Broadcasting Code. The Advertising...

Films, Internet

Great Sadness

This week, the Paweł Pawlikowski film, Cold War, was released on home video. I missed this in the cinema, even though I found the...

Internet, Music

HMV

A few thoughts on the new difficulties faced by HMV.  In part this is response to some utter nonsense I’ve read online, and some of...

Internet, TV

Is Bandersnatch the Future of Television?

No. No, it’s not. Bandersnatch is the recently released episode of Black Mirror from Charlie Brooker available on Netflix. It takes...

Internet, News

Things I Hate on News Sites

I’m something of a news junkie, and I spend a lot of time reading stories on a reasonably wide range of news sites. I pay for a...

Internet

GDPR

No, I am not asking you to re-sign up to my website. You’re OK. But if you’re based in the EU like me, then you’ve...

Internet

The Redundancy of Imploring Me To Change Things

I regularly receive emails of the following type: Hi, My name is XXXX and I’m writing to you on behalf of YYYY. We have noticed that...

Films, Internet, Media

Netflix, Independent Cinema, and Hollywood’s New Business Model

The other day The Ringer published a piece about Netflix and their original movie strategy. The piece, entitled Netflix and Shrill listed...