Although I have been aware of the DPA since the legislation was passed, and have worked in a role where I was responsible for auditing my company’s compliance (or at least my department’s compliance), I confess I had not thought about the burgeoning use of Social Media sites in the context, except in terms of how they should behave with my data.
OK, so apart from the small issue of long term forecasts getting less reliable over the last 20 years (at least, so it seems), I have a problem with the BBC’s weather charts on the Web. They used to be easy to understand, but apparently someone decided they were too complicated, so now you cannot see the temperature on the same chart as ‘general’ and, to make matters worse, this is the key to explain the colour codes used:
I decided it was about time I looked at some of the online learning materials for our Graduate Development Skills Programme. In a way, I knew it would be a bit of a mistake – but also that it would be informative.
Apparently, according to the one on IP, it is wrong to answer a question along the lines of “True/False: it always costs money to use a patented technology” with False, although the explanatory text says “It usually costs…” thus proving the ‘correct’ answer of True to be False (as ‘always’ would be required for the answer to be ‘True’).