Monthly Archives: March 2012

Digital doesn’t necessarily mean good

We live in a digital age. Film, tape and vinyl, which we had for most of the 20th century, gave way to digital cameras, DVDs and MP3s. Very recently Kodak, the largest maker of photographic film, went bankrupt. London is switching off its analog TV signal is year. 4G mobile signals are going to drown […]

The Raspberry Pi pipe dream

Eleanor Mills‘s very interesting article in the last edition of the London Sunday Times started with her first contact with a computer: The buff cardboard box was put on the table with a flourish. Out of it came a green circuit board covered in weird black boxes and bits of copper wire. “It’s a computer,” […]