David Cameron's high-tech hype

Silicon Marshes: good for Google. What about us?

It's easy to mock the government's plans for Silicon Marshes, but that doesn't mean we shouldn't.



Former lion tamer, Girls Aloud backing dancer and habitual liar Gary Marshall (Twitter, Google+) has been writing about tech since 1998, contributing sage advice and odd opinions to .net, MacFormat, Tap! and Official Windows Magazine as well as co-writing stacks of how-to tech books. "My job is to cut through the crap," he says. "And there's a lot of crap."