An amusement park hires parenting cops to confiscate smart phones and portable device assistants (PDAs).Submitted by ant on Sat, 05/24/2008 - 3:00pm. Communication | General Computing | Internet/Network | Personal | Politics/Laws/Rules | Reading Materials | Religion/Culture | Technology
The Sun (official press release) briefly reports that Alton Towers, a theme park in United Kingdom (UK), has banned adults from using pocket computers -– so they spend more time having fun with their kids. Any parent seen tapping on a personal digital assistant (PDA)/smartphone will have it confiscated by special wardens at Alton Towers.
ITPro says the profession needs a better image to recruit new staff scared off by rumours of long working hours and co-workers with no social skills. Information Technology (IT) professionals (pros.) are seen as "techie geeks" by 40 per cent of people in a new poll by a British recruitment specialist, GCS.
How your computer keyboard is FIVE TIMES dirtier than your toilet seat - and could even give you 'qwerty tummy'.Submitted by ant on Fri, 05/02/2008 - 5:30pm. General Computing | Hardware | Health | History | Nature | Personal | Reading Materials | Science
The Daily Mail reports on how computer keyboards can harbour more harmful bacteria than a lavatory seat, it has been claimed.
This Dilbert cartoon shows what happens when one worker gets two monitors for work...
This UserFriendly cartoon shows an amusing mouse warning label for those who like to click on everything on the Web to be infected by ma