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The Stupid Rise Of The Subscription Condom Startup

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I love me some subscription commerce. Whether it be getting new underwear sent to me in the mail, or having someone pick out shirts for me, I love the idea of paying a flat fee and having shit just show up at my doorstep once a month. It’s even better...
The Stupid Rise Of The Subscription Condom Startup

How Twitter users turned the tables on the English Defence League | Bim Adewunmi

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When the far-right group's co-founder tried creating a #creepingsharia hashtag, it sparked some witty and funny resultsTommy Robinson took a few seconds on Sunday evening to make an observation about Twitter's homepage. "Welcome to twitter homepage has a picture of a mosque," he wrote. "What a joke #creepingsharia." Of course,...
How Twitter users turned the tables on the English Defence League | Bim Adewunmi

Dear Mariella: I can't choose between my stable, older boyfriend or my passion for my ex

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A young woman can't decide between the stability of an older man or the passion of a younger ex. Make your mistakes now, says Mariella Frostrup. They'll serve you well in the futureThe dilemma My partner and I are planning to marry in October. He is 35, I am 22; we've...
Dear Mariella: I can't choose between my stable, older boyfriend or my passion for my ex
How Bodyform Made Period Hell Funny On Facebook -- And Clocked Up More Than Two Million YouTube Views In The Process

9 Ways to Geek Out Your T-Shirt Collection

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A t-shirt isn’t just a cotton garment, it’s a form of communication, a personal billboard that lets you get a message out to the world in a medium that offers the minimum of effort.Whether your geek tendencies lean towards gaming, Apple, space, film or social media, we’ve got a...
9 Ways to Geek Out Your T-Shirt Collection

Iamus, classical music's computer composer, live from Malaga

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The first music composed by computer considered good enough for top-class musicians to play is to be performed to mark the 100th anniversary of Alan Turing's birthTake our own musical Turing test hereAs soon as you see the title of Iamus's composition Transits – Into an Abyss, you know it's...
Iamus, classical music's computer composer, live from Malaga

Pass notes No 3,212: Yahoo

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Yahoo has just appointed its third CEO in a year in an effort to turn its fortunes around. But can Marissa Mayer deliver?Age: 18.Appearance: Pixelated.It's one of those internet company thingies! It's got a search engine, an email doodah and even an instant messaging oojamaflip! How do you know all...
Pass notes No 3,212: Yahoo

Five jobs a robot could never steal | Paul MacInnes

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When it seems that in a game of existential top trumps the robots are going to win, let's look at the few cards we still holdLook about and you'll see here's a lot of robot talk going down right now. It's not confined to the usual places; among aficionados of...
Five jobs a robot could never steal | Paul MacInnes

On the road: Citroën DS3 Cabrio Sport THP 155 6-speed manual

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'The roof teasingly inches itself back, like automotive burlesque'I don't really get it when people - usually only sad car blokes, to be fair - say some cars are sexy. People are sexy (well, one or two of them are). Cars are cars - too hard, too cold to be...
On the road: Citroën DS3 Cabrio Sport THP 155 6-speed manual

A highly taxing session with the public accounts committee | Simon Hoggart's sketch

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This public accounts committee interrogation made other recent grillings look like a chat on the sofa with Richard and JudyIt was one of the great committee disasters, like watching the Titanic, the Bismarck and the R101 all go down in the same afternoon. The public accounts committee had summoned executives...
A highly taxing session with the public accounts committee | Simon Hoggart's sketch

iRobot: Siri's film answers are nothing but pro-machine propaganda

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So the iPhone's resident supercomputer has been updated to give its biased opinion on sci-fi classics. We always knew where its sympathies layFor anyone raised on The Matrix and The Terminator and any other films about machines and robots that rise up and enslave mankind, the iPhone's voice-activated assistant app...
iRobot: Siri's film answers are nothing but pro-machine propaganda

The IT Crowd - box set review

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One has a side-parted afro, another an app for bloke-chat in pubs - these geeks turn technical support into a fresh and very funny jobLong before Glee and The Big Bang Theory turned geeks into heroes, The IT Crowd was shining a light on that most stereotypical of nerd jobs:...
The IT Crowd - box set review

Hitman: Absolution - preview

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The latest instalment in Agent 47's adventures is about more than just killing people. HonestThe bloke with the barcode tattoo returns. Agent 47 - last seen six years ago in Hitman: Blood Money - has dusted off his old black suit, treated himself to a new red tie and dug...
Hitman: Absolution - preview

Internet dating: why is it so hard to find a NORMAL single bloke?

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After a year of duds, Northern Lass, 32, wishes she could just do things the old-fashioned way - flutter eyelashes in a bar. Here, she opens an occasional series on navigating the new dating jungle"Why can't we all just meet in clubs like we used to?!?" This is what I...
Internet dating: why is it so hard to find a NORMAL single bloke?

Like stealing an iPhone from a baby...

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This bloke found a 20 month old watching Barney on an iPhone and thought it’d be better in his pocket. “He’s followed me into that shop; to think he has targeted my daughter is disgusting. “Everyone is absolutely disgusted. Her dad was really angry and upset.” The robbery happened...
Like stealing an iPhone from a baby...

Apple's New SVP of Retail Went Undercover as Regular Salesperson

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Apple CEO Tim Cook earlier this week explained that new Apple's new Senior Vice President of Retail, John Browett, was hired not to "bring Dixons to Apple", but instead "to bring Apple to an even higher level of customer service and satisfaction." In the initial press release announcing the hire,...
Apple's New SVP of Retail Went Undercover as Regular Salesperson

HEY, TRAFFIC NERDS: Google's New Ads For Its Analytics Are Hilarious

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Google -- via its in-house Google Creative Lab -- is maturing into quite the charming advertiser. The search giant just released three hilarious videos touting Google Analytics. (That's the traffic measurement suite that you're likely familiar with if you work on the tech side of a web site.) Each ad...
HEY, TRAFFIC NERDS: Google's New Ads For Its Analytics Are Hilarious
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