These aren’t the Macs you’re looking for

New from the MySociety genii:, capsule the curiously-capitalised PlaceOpedia. Think Google Maps ? Wikipedia. Brilliant. Except that, as I write, all the links read


  1. How is the pound faring against the dollar these days anyway?

  2. Oh, sure, that accounts for some of it. The US price for the ‘base’ spec. is down $300, which over here is represented by a £150 rise. But still – in terms of bang-per-buck, the new machines are worse than the old ones.

  3. That’ll teach me to hang on to my hardware budget until after my teaching is done for the year. If only Mervyn King could figure out how to trigger a run on the bang…

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