I've just seen the news that Fermilab have announced a weird finding at the Tevatron, that could be a whole new unexpected particle, that possibly demonstrates the existence of a fifth fundamental force. For more info see: Notice from Symmetry Breaker magazine Notice from New Scientist If this is found to be true then it... Continue Reading →
Well, the Library Journal's movers & shakers for 2009 have been published and congratulations to Dave Pattern for being the only person from the UK on the list. So, seeing as there is no official UK version, if there was who would be the UK's movers and shakers in the Library world?
I meant to write this after it happened, but was so busy with tying things up for the end of the year that I never quite got round to it. So now the fact that a reporter threw a shoe at George Bush is old news, someone's even made a game about it. But in... Continue Reading →
I've just read an article from the BBC News about a new law which requires phone companies (landline and mobile) to retain records of calls and texts for up to a year. Details of these will be available upon request to a number of public bodies, including the police and councils. What worries me about... Continue Reading →