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Matt Williams

Lean Darth Vader – a slightly silly post for a Friday

Death Star, behind scheduleThe GALACTIC EMPIRE has secretly begun construction on a new armored space station even more powerful than the first dreaded Death Star.

When completed, this ultimate weapon will spell certain doom for the small band of Rebels struggling to restore freedom to the galaxy, but the project is behind schedule...

Problems are the price of progress

Yesterday’s annoying article-of-the-day has to have been Richard Hillgrove’s piece in the Guardian in which he lays out his vision for social networking sites in the aftermath of the Ryan Giggs comedy road show.

In tones of finely judged outrage Hillgrove asserts that Twitter, Facebook et al need to grow up and introduce some kind of "a delay mechanism so that content can be checked before it goes up". Oh, and we need to set up some sort international arbitration thingy. And – since he’s been given an appropriate platform - he takes a swipe at "the left wing" for having the temerity to stand up for freedom of speech and privacy at the same time.