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News January 2015

• James Patterson releases the ‘world’s first’ self-destructing book • Golden Retriever can’t get enough of cute puppy videos • Bahraini activist sentenced to 6 months in jail for one tweet • Would you trust Facebook for your work? • How Verizon and Turn defeat browser privacy protections • UK prime minister Cameron wants to … Continue reading

Happy New Year 2014

Another circuit around the Sun completed, and we wish a happy New Year to all our readers, followers and casual visitors. Thanks for staying with us. May you have a happy and successful 2015. The Editors Image credit: christmasstockings.com/Creative Commons Google Images

How-to: ‘Tis the season for on-line safety

Our esteemed colleagues over at TalkTalk issued a cunningly un-disguised sales pitch for one of their products recently; it’s on a protected link, so feel free to ignore that! What was more useful was the advice in the sidebar for staying safe on-line over the coming holiday season. Six things you can do: Avoid buying … Continue reading

News: Full Circle Magazine 88 is out now

The independent magazine for the Ubuntu Linux community This month: Command & Conquer How-To : Minimal Ubuntu Install, LibreOffice, and GRUB2. Graphics : Blender and Inkscape. Linux Labs: Ripping DVDs with Handdrake, and Compiling a Kernel Arduino plus: Q&A, Security, Ubuntu Games, and soooo much more. ALSO: Don’t forget to search for ‘full circle magazine’ on Google Play/Books. … Continue reading

News

• Journalist Claims to Find Islamic State Training Camp Using Google (Mashable) • Most smartphone users download zero apps per month (OS News) • More Than 1,000 Businesses Hit by Same Cyber Attack as Target (Mashable) • Can smartphones break out of their rut? (OS News) • What Role Do Personality Tests Play in the … Continue reading

Opinion: But WHAT CAN BE DONE: Do’s and Don’ts To Combat Online Sexism [Guest Post]

Originally posted as: But WHAT CAN BE DONE: Dos and Don’ts To Combat Online Sexism by Leigh Alexander You may notice that a lot of things happen to do with sexism on the internet. Sometimes someone has done a sexist thing and people are talking about it. Sometimes someone has written an article about the … Continue reading

Summer Vacation

Everything Express quietly went on Summer recess this week as the team went out and about to events and conferences; LonCon3 and Fightcamp. Fortunately everyone came back alive (although Mr Smithie is still AWOL somewhere in the sunshine).

Opinion: The Dark Side of Social Media Settings Part II [Guest Post]

Article originally  appeared as  The Dark Side of Social Media Settings on Digital Inferno by Paul Levy, founder of CATS3000 and Rational Madness. No one claims to understand the majority of settings available to them on the social media platforms they use. What’s the solution? In platform induction, start with the settings. Training in becoming … Continue reading

Opinion: The Dark Side of Social Media Settings Part I [Guest Post]

Article originally  appeared as  The Dark Side of Social Media Settings on Digital Inferno by Paul Levy, founder of CATS3000 and Rational Madness. I’ve just carried out a non-scientific poll of a dozen friends and professional colleagues. Not one claims to understand the majority of settings available to them on the social media platforms they … Continue reading

Humour: The Life of Pie

I like the sound of the top two; the third may be a little too honest. RC

How-to: Prevent Drive Failures with Gsmart [Guest Post]

Article originally appeared as SMART Tools: Preventing Drive Failures (Linux Lab by Charles McColm, Full Circle Magazine issue 82, Feb 2014) At our local computer refurbishing project, the top sources of hardware failure that we see are power supplies, CMOS batteries, RAM, and hard drives. The first three failures can cause systems not to POST … Continue reading

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