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Tim Wilson

Musings of a fantasy author in a wibbly wobbly world.

Review: The girl on the train

As always I'll start by saying this review contains no spoilers and is my opinion alone.  The review is as a result of paying full price for the paperback - no review copy. I don't normally read this genre.  If... Continue Reading →

The “You can’t say that” Police

Scotland Yard is spending £1.7 million to set up its Twitter squad, which will have five detectives running it.  Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3739348/Scotland-Yard-ploughs-2million-new-thought-police-unit-snoop-web-users-hunt-trolls.html#ixzz4HIGXGDeJ Sadly, today's post follows on from a previous one, where the world of a "You can't say that" grows... Continue Reading →

Happyweb – a new Internet.

I'm a little fed up. It's in regard to users who complain about the very freedoms that make social media great - free speech - be it celebrities or anyone else that posts their views and comments publicly into the... Continue Reading →

Vote Remain or Leave?

I've championed diversity for many years.  I'm a strong supporter of immigration into the country and I still hold this view as one of my core beliefs when talking about the UK.  I dare anyone to mention the "racist" word... Continue Reading →

ChromeOS – Android’s arrival?

Being a Linux user for many years,  I decided to purchase a Chromebook in 2014.  I've written numerous articles since then, because whilst I remained a desktop Linux user, I tried to use the Chromebook exclusively when it came to... Continue Reading →

Aliens will invade if UK votes out

Every day we see a new warning of what will happen if the "vote leave" campaign wins.  Its now getting to the point where there are no more scare stories to push onto people to convince them to stay in... Continue Reading →

Boaty McBoatface – “Researchers” never saw this coming?

When the name of a research vessel gets put out to the Internet to vote on, you would think they would have done their research first. People may be aware of a recent news piece where the Natural Environment Research Council... Continue Reading →

Future techNO!

I said at the time 3d televisions were unlikely to take off and certainly with the glasses requirement you don't often see your neighbours sitting around a screen warmly offering you a pair of glasses as you sit down with... Continue Reading →

Wrestlemania’s non-main event?

Since diversifying Openbytes and covering a plethora of different topics, what better an article than one regarding Wrestlemania 32? Grappling fans will be aware that the main event for the WWE's flagship PPV will be HHH v Roman Reigns for... Continue Reading →

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