links for 2007-12-20
by Martin Belam, 20 December 2007
Andrew Bowden's reflections on years at BBC.co.uk - shoddy welcome on the first day, and Tom Loosemore not caring about what your job title was if you could get a job done. All sounds very familiar!
Female teams handed out USB sticks with racy pictures and text "CUM ON!". But instead of porn, the USB sticks were loaded with an autostart file which opened a virus alarm. This was a drastic way of demonstrating how quickly people can be infected by HIV.
Have You Installed ACAP On Your Website – The Protocol That Can Control Yahoo And Google News Searches? No Problem, Neither Search Engine Is Using It Yet"bloggers have been writing about technical flaws. A common complaint is that the software has not been subjected to round-robin peer review". Anonymous bloggers, obviously!