Tuesday, October 24, 2006

ID card mystery-benefits approach by Home Office

William Heath finds the latest assertion by the Home Office on ID cards "beyond parody." This week I'm finishing off a book, one of the main messages of which is that before you build a big complex information system, you need to know what it is for. The virtual reality world surrounding the government on this scheme goes way beyond anything that the most imaginative gaming programmer has ever produced.

IBM sue Amazon for patent infringement

Apparently IBM are suing Amazon for patent infringement.