Lnk: The death of diesel: has the one-time wonder fuel become the new asbestos?

Diesel was the dream fuel, promoted by governments and the car industry as a cheaper way to save the planet. Then the cracks started to appear Source: The death of diesel: has the one-time wonder fuel become the new asbestos? | Cities | The Guardian As a person with asthma, I loathe my diesel powered, […]

Remote work: For programmers, the ultimate office perk is avoiding the office entirely

Around 8% of full-time programmers in the US work from home, and their numbers are growing fast. Source: Remote work: For programmers, the ultimate office perk is avoiding the office entirely — Quartz Although I am not a programmer, I find it easier to get more work done and at a better quality when working […]

Transferwise founder points out the inconvenient truth about Brexit for fintech in London

Millennials take note. Source: Transferwise founder points out the inconvenient truth about Brexit for fintech in London — Quartz Unsurprisingly a progressive European start-up run by an EU migrant and a service used by lots of people who transfer money across borders suggests Brexit maybe a bad thing. And then you realise businesses like his […]

My top Chrome extensions to help protect your privacy

With Chrome being the browser of choice for many people, next to old school Internet Explorer that is, it is easy to pick from a vast marketplace of extensions (plug-ins). The conundrum is, which one to choose — to protect my privacy for example? Here are my top extensions to do just that in no […]

How to stay safe online

A quick guide for the paranoid and those aspiring to keep themselves protected in a digital-first world. In my experience there are three types of people: Those who don’t want to know about progress Those who do but are very cautious Those who jump in with both feet Which type are you? I am probably the […]