* Posts by rcaller

4 posts • joined 28 Jul 2010

BBC websites down tools and head outside into the sun for a while


The BBC just turned everything off to reduce their AWS bill by enough to pay off Sir Cliff.

HMRC's switch to AWS killed a small UK cloud business


Unstable Cloud

I am pretty sure that the reason that HMRC wanted to move from Datacentred and UKCloud is that the service provided was constantly breaking and had next to no inbuilt cloud tooling. The HMRC's 'tax platform' is a valiant attempt to build a good system but was crippled by poor reliability from the cloud providers.

BBC, ITV gang up on YouView with 'FreeView Connect'


Re: So Freeview Connect needs to deliver a single, consistent, usable UI.

See TAL the open source TV Dev framework from the BBC

Proprietary software puts pacemaker users at risk


Software Freedom Law Show on this topic


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