Articles tagged with: society
We Can't Comment on Individual Cases
Why do organisations use the phrase 'we can't comment on individual cases'? Is it really always for confidentiality?
The Biggest Threats to Humanity
The BBC looks at the biggest threats to humanity but I believe it overlooks one of the most important ones.
Saving The UK High Street - Do We Want To?
The High Street appears to be in trouble and Mike Ashley recently told MPs how to save it. But I'm not so sure we want to save it anyway.
What Do People Do At Cashpoints?
Why do people spend so long at cashpoints, standing in front of me, making me get wet in the rain?
Trump Blustering on about Google
Donald Trump now thinks Google Search is biased agains him and blusters on about it, threatening consequences. Google issued denial.
Corbyn's Plans for Big Tech
Gizmodo takes a look at Jeremy Corbyn's plans to promote journalism by levying a windfall tax on big tech. There are some problems with this plan.
Instagram Face and the Quest for Perfection
An interesting article by Alexandra Jones on the BBC about 'Instagram face'. I'm more interested in how this reflects on society in general, if indeed it does at all.
Clamp Down on Fake News, Says MP
An article by the BBC about the prevalence of fake news. Some MPs are calling for greater regulation to combat this, particularly online.
Flying Cars are as Likely as Flying Pigs in the UK
A BBC article announces that Larry Page's flying car company is now training people how to fly them.
Is it Illegal to do Something Someone Might 'Take Offence' To?
A BBC article about a butcher who has been told his light-hearted, humorous signs might be offensive.
There’s Too Much Pointless Fuss About Politics
A rare diversion into politics for me about why it's all rather pointless when it comes to effecting real change.