How do you solve a problem like Julian Assange?

(Disclaimer: This post was originally published on my old website matt-burgess.co.uk and originates from around 2012.)  With Julian Assange being safely kept inside the Ecuadorian embassy in London and the ongoing furore about his extradition from the United Kingdom it’s difficult to see a solution that isn’t going to be damaging for the British government. …

What does Google know about me?

This post was originally posted on my old website matt-burgess.co.uk and was written during late 2012.  There’s no doubt that when you use one online service for a score of different things, from email to files, that they are going to have a lot of information about you. When I looked at the information Google …

Victory in the Forge Press campaign

This post was originally published on my old website matt-burgess.co.uk and originally was written in early 2012.  When the University of Sheffield gym swimming pool closed for repairs at the end of 2010, the news didn’t really concern me. Over a year and a half later I’ve written, read and overseen thousands of words on …