The scourge of security questions

Is there anything more annoying than those security questions you need to login to certain websites? I cannot understand how they are supposed to make websites more secure. I understand that passwords can be cracked and the security question is a safety net. But let’s face it. All the advice on passwords is that they […]

F1 on the BBC: A new era of F1 coverage

Even in this most interesting of races, at the most interesting of times, with all sorts of interesting rule changes and an interesting off-season, one of the most fascinating things about the weekend was the television coverage. After a gap of 12 years, F1 returned to BBC television. Although ITV undoubtedly raised the bar, F1 […]

A first from FOM — videos of the controversial incidents

It is increasingly a rarity. But today the powers that be in Formula 1 have done something right. Bernie Ecclestone’s website, Formula1.com, has uploaded videos of the three controversial incidents that happened during the Japanese Grand Prix. The intention is clear as the title of the video asks, “what do you think?” This includes a […]

Keeping up with the debate as it happens

There is surely no better way to enjoy a grand prix than in the company of like-minded people. This year several websites and blogs are promising to offer “live comment” and chat facilities. F1Fanatic will be trying out a live comments system from tonight. Sidepodcast has also been running comment threads. Formula1Blog.com is taking a […]

Guest post on BlogF1

The F1 blogosphere (unlike many other blogospheres) is a really friendly place. Ollie White noted recently that it was a good day in the F1 blogosphere. But in my experience the F1 blogosphere is a nice fuzzy place anyway. This is typified by the number of guest posts you see. Right now two of the […]