World Bank opens its data

This remarkable new web-resource from the World Bank is a big deal. "The [Wordl Bank] Open Data Initiative marks a change in the way the Bank disseminates da...

Do you feel safer now?

We have no Bill or even Charter of rights. But Google is working to keep our information free. Maybe. Google has decided to out requests from governments, in...

Tidying up your music files

OK, so you've taken my advice and used XLD to rip your CDs with AutomateXLD taking care of pressing those buttons while you get on with other stuff [Update:Tu...