Roger Davies

The Ramblings of a Weirdo

Entries for the ‘News’ Category

Bitcoins Beat the Bankers – Webs First Peer-to-Peer Bitcoin Crypto Currency Empowers Users, May Replace Banks

Bitcoin is the Webs first online currency, empowering Internet users by allowing them to make payments directly to each other, a great method for sending money quickly, safely and anonymously. So how do you get started? Where can you spend Bitcoins and what are the legal implications of this new fledgling currency? Roger Davies outlines some of the services that accept bitcoin payments (BTC) and some recent events.

Why Americans Should Stop Blaming Britain for the BP Oil Spill

On the 20th of April 2010, a BP oil rig exploded, killing 11 workers and injuring 17 more. Over the next few months it would spill millions of gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico and become both a terrible tragedy and an ecological disaster. Obama and his administration quite rightly stepped up their [...]

The UK Digital Economy Bill and How The Government Will Fail

Friends, Bloggers, Tweeple… Lend me your eyes!
This week the Internet community was outraged by a UK government attempt to sneak new Internet legislation through parliament. The two hour debate made a mockery of our political process, akin to a computer hacker exploiting a security flaw in a computer system.
The new Digital Economy Bill – [...]

Tescos Alcohol Policy & Stephen Byers Secret Lobbying Deal

Tescos Refuse Alcohol To Parents and Others
On St Patrick’s Day 2010, a Tescos Express store in Manchester refused to sell beer to a 24 year old friend of mine, even after she had produced ID. She had spotted a promotion – three 4-packs of beer for £10 – and I made the fatal mistake of [...]

Thank The Left-Wing for the BNP Rise To Mainstream Politics

When Nick Griffin appeared on Question Time on Thursday night, it became painfully clear the BBC and (more specifically) David Dimbleby had made a huge mistake. No, believe it or not they were quite right to feature Nick Griffin as a panellist – they only delivered what the majority of the public wanted. [...]

Secret International Clique to Extradite Aspergers Pentagon Hacker Garry McKinnon to the United States

Mahatma Gandhi once said: “A society is judged by how it treats its most vulnerable”. This week, 42 year-old Aspergers hacker genius, Gary McKinnon lost permission to fight his ‘extradition’ to the United States to face a grueling 55 months in prison. I feel I need to qualify the phrase extradition, because the [...]

Just Roger IT! The Manchester SEO Blog Launched

I’m pleased to announce the long overdue launch of Just Roger IT! A professional Manchester SEO Blog, where I will be flexing my copyrighting muscles, dishing out a byte-sized buffet of tricks, code and advice that will help you find a path to Google’s first page sweet spots.

We have seen how social networking in particular [...]

Corrupt British MPs Collude to Steal £10,000 Per Year from the Taxpayer in Subsistence Allowance Claims

Corrupt British MPs collude to steal almost £10,000 per year from the taxpayer without providing receipts under a new subsistance allowance scheme, allowing the to claim up to 25 per £day.

FirstFound UK Search Engine Consultants Expand, Hiring 22 New Staff, Launch Optimise SEO Magazine

Search Engine Consultants FirstFound have been helping businesses maximise their websites potential and online presence since it was founded in 1999. As one of the UK’s oldest and most well established SEO companies, has been a hit with clients, steadily expanding and recently hiring 22 new dedicated staff and opening a new branch in Ireland, [...]

Tales of Monkey Island Walkthrough, Tips, Hints and Solutions from Michael Wharton

» Looking for The Siege of Spinner Cay Walkthrough? Click Here!

Tales of Monkey Island Walkthrough
Following is the complete solution to Tales of Monkey Island : Launch of the Screaming Narwhal, which comes to you courtesy of my awesome sidekick Michael. Warning : Spoilers Ahoy! Do NOT read any further if you wish to [...]

Your First Search (YFS) The Hand Edited UK Business Directory

Your First Search is the brand new UK business directory that is drawing Internet users’ attention. Designed specifically to be user-friendly, each website in YFS is carefully selected and painstakingly categorised into hand-edited categories, allowing YFS to offer a refreshingly useful alternative to your bog-standard yell.com and thomsonlocal.com, seeking to combine the benefits of [...]

UK Grand Theft Auto (GTA) San Andreas Multiplayer Server (SAMP) by Roger Davies Goes Online at rogerdavies.org.uk

New UK Grand Theft Auto (GTA) San Andreas Multiplayer Server by Roger Davies
Well, I’m pleased to announce that after replacing a duff router, I’ve finally setup and host a UK GTA San Andreas Multiplayer Server (SAMP) at rogerdavies.org.uk which has live status updates on the server, a forum for discussion on any problems, suggestions or [...]

  

The Manchester SEO Blog Just Roger IT! Protect Your Bits!  Fight the Digital Economy Bill! Electronic Frontier Foundation

Roger Davies Forum

Personal