Mike Lynch and Autonomy – an exclusive interview… from 2002!

Rooting around in the back of the old E&T woodshed recently, we unearthed an exclusive interview with Mike Lynch of Autonomy that our previous title, IEE Review, conducted with the tech man of the moment back in 2002. Lynch was already filthy rich then, so a number of comments from that time leap out afresh in light of his latest contretemps with HP and its accusation that Lynch grossly overstated the value of his company, Autonomy, before selling it to them, HP. The fact that HP sacked Lynch in May of this year does rather suggest that the US parent … Continue reading Mike Lynch and Autonomy – an exclusive interview… from 2002!

Israel and Hamas ceasefire ends cyber warfare – an annotated graphic

With last night’s welcome announcement that Israel and Hamas have declared a ceasefire, today’s infographic has been rendered mercifully redundant. It now stands merely as a record of the level of cyber warfare that took place between the two warring factions and also serves as an instructive portrayal of the kind of virtual mayhem that it is now perfectly possible to wage online. When Q says to Bond in Skyfall that he can wreak more havoc sitting in his pyjamas before breakfast than Bond can in a month, he’s not joking. Brave new world, indeed, as Bond replies. Click on … Continue reading Israel and Hamas ceasefire ends cyber warfare – an annotated graphic