Hugh McGuire

publishing, technology, media, philosophy, a bit of politics.

how does google know?

A long while back I posted (on th old blog, dose) about how, by default, when you are logged into a google account (say gmail), google tracks your searches (ostensibly to serve you “better” search results) … and allows you to review your “search history.” You can un-default that, but it’s pretty creepy whatever way […]

intel vs $100 Laptop

Both Intel and Professor Negroponte’s not for profit organisation, One Laptop per Child (OLPC), have developed a low cost, robust laptop aimed specifically at school children in the developing world. Classmate PC Intel’s Classmate PC runs Microsoft Windows and Linux There are various differences in both the hardware and software, but Professor Negroponte believes the […]