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 ever closer. Imagine a world.  It's one made of eggshells, people tentatively stepping from place... Continue Reading →

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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 diverse and vast pool of the Internet, then complain when they attract comments they don't... 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 my day to day needs. I differ from many of the outspoken people online regarding... 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 the EU.....until now..... Should the UK leave the EU, I feel it is my duty... 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 a can of wicked strength lager to watch the football. I said Google Glass at... 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 the WWE title.  I'm writing to tell you it won't happen in my opinion. The... Continue Reading →

Clean for the Queen? A PR Flop?

I'm not sure who came up with the idea for "Clean for the Queen" or who, after looking at a list of idea's to promote the Queen's birthday said "Yep...that ones the keeper" but never has been something good for the environment been met with such dislike - certainly on the Internet. Cleaning up area's... Continue Reading →

Northern League – my future concern.

I apologize to people who don't follow football and come here expecting to read about tech and other such issues, but as well as tech and science fiction literature, I have another passion - football. It is no secret that non-league is gaining in popularity as people realize the great displays of football are not... Continue Reading →

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