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Articles tagged with: society

  • What Do People Do At Cashpoints?
    Posted by Gordon Ansell on with tags: society.
    316 words, 2 minute read time.
    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
    Posted by Gordon Ansell on with tags: tech, society.
    321 words, 2 minute read time.
    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
    Posted by Gordon Ansell on with tags: tech, society.
    367 words, 2 minute read time. Comments by me and an external link to an article by James O Malley on Gizmodo.
    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
    Posted by Gordon Ansell on with tags: tech, society, social-media.
    369 words, 2 minute read time. Comments by me and an external link to an article by Alexandra Jones on the BBC.
    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
    Posted by Gordon Ansell on with tags: society, tech, social-media.
    137 words, less than 1 minute read time. Comments by me and an external link to an article on the BBC.
    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
    Posted by Gordon Ansell on with tags: tech, science, society.
    227 words, less than 1 minute read time. Comments by me and an external link to an article by Dave Lee on the BBC.
    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?
    Posted by Gordon Ansell on with tags: society.
    269 words, less than 1 minute read time.
    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
    Posted by Gordon Ansell on with tags: society.
    1139 words, 4 minute read time.
    A rare diversion into politics for me about why it's all rather pointless when it comes to effecting real change.