Given that search engines are such a fundamental part of people’s lives these days, should we have a publicly funded search engine? Similar to the way the BBC is funded? Despite the things which go wrong at the BBC, it is still one of the most trusted news organisations in the world today, and the
I keep thinking of the various ways large Internet companies such as Google and Facebook try to provide “free” services while their real aim is to serve ads to people and make money. There is nothing wrong with trying to make money, but for me companies like Facebook represent everything that is wrong with the
I’m speaking at FP Days 2013 (http://fpdays.net/2013/programme/)
Recently I wanted to print a bunch of files without having to open them. It was a joy to do it from the command line. $ lpstat -p -dprinter HAT2-GD-03 is idle. enabled since Tue 23 Jul 2013 10:16:28 BST$ lpr -P “HAT2-GD-03″ github-cmullaparthi-receipt-2013-03-28.pdf Ta da!
I wrote the following essay for a competition at business school. Sadly, I didn’t win, but I’m going to publish it anyway, as a record of my progress in essay writing. Achieving Sustainable Success For any organisation to succeed, it needs great leadership at all levels within. To create an organisation which can sustain success
A member of my development team asked me to clarify the difference between accountability and responsibility. It is one of those seemingly innocuous questions, where you think the difference is obvious, but is not so obvious once you have to actually verbalize it. So I thought about it for a couple of days, and decided
We’ve recently developed a real time charging mediation system (named DMC) for all our mobile data users on the Orange brand. This was to replace a system from an external vendor which was not performing very well. This system will handle charging for the majority of our customers, and this blog post is about how