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  • Posted Sep 16, 1997
  • Written by Eva Pascoe
  • Comments Off on The browser war needs a Geneva Convention: do not harm civilians
  • Independent
  • 1871 Views

Something fishy has been going on with electronic commerce Web site for the past few weeks. I have been bombarded with complaints from the people who are having trouble completing purchases on retail sites that were once known for their reliability. One leading online retailer was alerted by angry customers who were suddenly getting messages …[ read more ]

  • Posted Sep 2, 1997
  • Written by Eva Pascoe
  • Comments Off on A lot of hardware manufacturers seem to be forgetting why we use computers
  • Independent
  • 1846 Views

Imagine that you live in Hawaii. You spend most of the days surfing and sunbathing, and in the evening you work for a London-based Internet consultancy on the biggest Web project in town. Outrageous? Well, perhaps, but a new bunch of transcontinental telecommuters are set to prove that the New Lifestyle is not only possible, …[ read more ]

  • Posted Aug 19, 1997
  • Written by Eva Pascoe
  • Comments Off on The knowledge gap between us and the US could be solved if our universities provided online short courses
  • Independent
  • 1837 Views

Some 300,000 jobs were created in the US last month, according to the US Department of Labour. Many were in computing, management and engineering. Often when an American IT company expands, the benefits are felt in Britain, where many major players have their European HQs. So we should all see the Network + appointments growing …[ read more ]

  • Posted Jul 22, 1997
  • Written by Eva Pascoe
  • Comments Off on It’s time Microsoft took all of us-individual software consumers and corporate It buyers-seriously
  • Independent
  • 1857 Views

Yes, the Dark Force is back in town, to bring a new level of atrocity to the browser wars. Darth Vader (Bill Gates to you and me) wheeled out the heavy intergalactic artillery for lest week’s launch of Internet Explorer 4.0 beta. As usual, Microsoft is using muscles instead of brains by leveraging its near …[ read more ]

  • Posted Jul 8, 1997
  • Written by Eva Pascoe
  • Comments Off on Gizmo lovers are likely to play a substantial role in product development as well as act as agents of social change
  • Independent
  • 1840 Views

Do your own an electronic personal organizer? If you do, then you are one of a staggering 1.3 million gadget-oriented UK professionals who have gone from Eighties Filofax to Nineties Pilot or MessagePad. We are spending more and more money on gadgets, toys for the boys and other black plastic electronic things that do some …[ read more ]

  • Posted Jun 24, 1997
  • Written by Eva Pascoe
  • Comments Off on The Royal Family Web site could provide the Queen with a new way to bring the monarchy closer to the public
  • Independent
  • 1777 Views

Summer is upon us, and with it hordes of family visitors from overseas. Inevitably, this means endless questions about the latest doings of the Royal Family, visits to Buckingham Palace and procurement of mugs with royal faces for the folks back home. This year, tourist season in my London bolthole was opened by the arrival …[ read more ]

  • Posted Jun 10, 1997
  • Written by Eva Pascoe
  • Comments Off on forget the cottage in Wales, think global and find the sunniest spot in the world with a solid Internet service provider
  • Independent
  • 1870 Views

Imagine that you live in Hawaii. You spend most of the days surfing and sunbathing, and in the evening you work for a London-based Internet consultancy on the biggest Web project in town. Outrageous? Well, perhaps, but a new bunch of transcontinental telecommuters are set to prove that the New Lifestyle is not only possible, …[ read more ]

  • Posted May 27, 1997
  • Written by Eva Pascoe
  • Comments Off on Computers in schools simply mean more and better engineers, scientists and programmers in future
  • Independent
  • 1808 Views

It’s official: the youth of today has finally disowned the book. A recent poll conducted by CNN and the National Science foundation found that 77per cent of American teenagers prefer to use Internet for school projects instead of books or magazines. Reading it out, surfing is in. Since high computer usage correlates with the achievement …[ read more ]

  • Posted May 13, 1997
  • Written by Eva Pascoe
  • Comments Off on The most frightful traps, monsters and sneaks are waiting for the innocent cybercustomer
  • Independent
  • 1890 Views

Virtual shopping is not what it seems. It’s not a convenience, a cost-saving or modern procurement method. It is anew religion, a passion, a mission for the Internet community. Evidence for this new cult movement is aplenty. Go to any webster’s party and will hear nothing but secure transactions, online catalogues and logistics of delivery …[ read more ]

  • Posted Apr 29, 1997
  • Written by Eva Pascoe
  • Comments Off on If we put pressure on retailers, service providers and government, we may join the online efficiency paradise this side of the 21st century
  • Independent
  • 1824 Views

Have you ever tried to contest a planning permission? Well, I have. Approximately 97 hours later, after filling in countless forms in triplicate, and attending eight meetings in my local council office held during totally inconvenient office hours, I managed to stop my neighbour from building an ugly shed in our back garden.Now fast forward …[ read more ]

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