Weekly Roundup – The Internet Edition

Hello, and welcome to this weeks edition of the weekly roundup:

  • The Beaker Folk wonder what life would like if it looked like Facebook?
  • The Guardian takes a long look at not just the speed of broadband, but with comments like:

    “At which point, issues of straightforward ideology start to take over. A broadband connection could become “a universal right”, says the Lords committee chairman, Lord Inglewood. What kind of policy leaves out 10% of the country – the elderly, the poor, the underclass who raise so many fears and challenges? What about the rolling acres of rural Britain which need broadband and commerce to save them from depopulation? It’s the digital divide opening wide again. If TV’s true future is broadband, then whole communities may be excluded from great national moments. Cue topical Olympics reference. Cue, also, a much closer scrutiny of broadband’s fundamental benefits.”

    The Guardian also asks, where is the high speed society taking us?

  • theresurgence.com offers a guilt powered guide to being an excellent wife.
  • Jon Acuff looks at a subject VERY close to our hearts. Church Notice Boards, and asks are they the worst tool for evangelism ever?
  • Are you thinking about packing for university? Take time to read this from fusion; is it time to draw a line in the sand?
  • The Gonna Be Dad blog presents 101 Things to do when you’re bored on Maternity Leave
  • … and finally… remember Sixpence None The Richer? Here’s the song Radio from the new album called “Lost in Translation”:

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