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Michelle Maisto Lead

Microsoft Must Find Its Creative Voice

Back in 2009 At MacWorld, John Gruber, of the Daring Fireball blog, gave a talk called the “The Auteur Theory of Design”. Gruber argued that just as films benefit from having an auteur—a director with a vision who is constantly making decisions—so could other disciplines. He gave the example of a theoretical software company —

Peter Judge

Flood Apps Won’t Save The World

The government backed Tech City’s bid to make helpful flood apps. Peter Judge wants to know – where’s the long-term thinking?

wayne Rash

Tooling Up To Beat Malware

No malware is going to catch Wayne Rash napping. But it takes constant vigilance to keep your system clean, he warns