Tech news tagged ‘spam’

Bank notes reveal roads less travelled

A friend introduced me to Where’s George, a just-for-fun US website that allows $1 bills to be tracked. Its data suggests some odd things: That, for example, the people of Utah seldom go to Colorado. If you find a marked bill, you can enter its number and…

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An Engineer in Wonderland – The spam swamp

Whereas our marvellous IT system seems to be coping well with email spam, the part that deals with comment spam is collapsing.

In an attempt to shore it up, the powers-that-be have changed the settings and now some genuine replies to our blogs are being automatically tagged as…

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