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Why the Post Office Horizon scandal kept me awake at night

Reverend Richard Coles tells Computer Weekly why there needs to be a statutory public inquiry into the Post Office Horizon scandal. By Rev Richard Coles Published: 11 May 2021 I cannot remember when I first heard of the Post Office scandal. I think I came across a piece by Nick Wallis in Private Eye 10…

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What Mix of WFH and Office Time Is Right for You?

Many professionals will choose a hybrid approach to work after the pandemic, sometimes working from home, sometimes from the office. But how to decide where to spend each day isn’t always as obvious as it seems. The authors describe a data-driven process for understanding where you’re most productive on which kinds of tasks — and…

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Sheriff’s Office: 2 killed in Albuquerque chase ID’d

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities have identified the victims of a double homicide involving a car chase in metro Albuquerque.The Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office said one of the victims was 22-year-old Anthony Vigil and that the other was a 15-year-old boy. The boy’s name was not released.Both were found dead April 19 with apparent gunshot…

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Office default Calibri will join Clippy, Internet Explorer in Windows retirement

bring back verdana (does that mean I’m a monster?) — “Calibri in Office” could almost drive (15 years old), but a new sans serif will soon emerge. Nathan Mattise – Apr 28, 2021 10:25 pm UTC Rumor has it Calibri is already working on its goodbye note. Nathan Mattise Calibri made its big debut as…

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Post Office scandal CEO steps down from Functions after massive miscarriage of justice is laid bare

Former Post Office CEO Paula Vennells has left roles in the church, Morrisons and Dunelm after postmasters’ convictions were overturned in the Court of Appeal By Karl Flinders, Emea Content Editor, Computer Weekly Published: 26 Apr 2021 10:59 Former Post Office CEO Paula Vennells has stepped down from two business roles and as an associate…

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The post-pandemic office etiquette

How manners will change when working life returnsAS THE VACCINATION programme in most countries accelerates, people will be thinking about going back to the office, if only for a couple of days a week. Many workers will have got out of the habits of the 9-to-5 day and the prevailing customs. The pandemic will also…

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Post Office scandal victims have criminal convictions overturned in Court of Appeal

The Court of Appeal has overturned the criminal convictions of 39 subpostmasters who were blamed and punished for accounting shortfalls caused by computer errors. After spending many years with criminal records for crimes they did not commit, the subpostmasters won their long fight for justice. Over an almost 15-year period, some subpostmasters were sent to…

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Met Office prepares for 1.5 million processor, 60 petaflop supercomputer

Azure, Cray supercomputers and Epyc core are the key ingredients inside weather forecasting service’s latest development to improve data By Cliff Saran, Managing Editor Published: 22 Apr 2021 12:01 The Met Office has signed a deal with Microsoft to build one of the world’s most powerful supercomputers.  The system is built around four quadrants, each…

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The 10 Best Home Office Upgrades Based on How Much Time You Have

Real Estate The 10 Best Home Office Upgrades Based on How Much Time You Have So if you anticipate you’ll be working remotely in the near future, it’s high time to smarten up your office space. Here are some must-tackle projects. Kathleen Willcox , provided by Facebook Twitter Email Before 2020, remote work was already…

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End of the road for Post Office IT system that destroyed lives

The Post Office has revealed the end to its controversial Horizon IT system which, through its errors and the Post Office’s denial of them, caused huge suffering for hundreds of subpostmasters By Karl Flinders, Emea Content Editor, Computer Weekly Published: 13 Apr 2021 11:31 Following news that Fujitsu’s 20-year contract with the Post Office is…