Category: European Parliament

“Cynical Times”

If I were a 21st century Charles Dickens, I’d write a big novelised critique of our society and civilisation called “Cynical Times”.  Instead, people as competent as him – though in entirely different ways – write blogposts like this. If,…

That “Internet of Things” (IoT)

Here’s something which really does deserve your attention.  It’s an opinion survey for the European Commission on the subject of the approaching “Internet of Things” (IoT).  If you thought mixing the real and virtual worlds was already getting messy, you’ve…

The power of words

The Twitter Joke Trial indicates how powerful words still are in a society long – and heavily – influenced by the image.  Another story this morning confirms much the same: A British member of the European parliament was thrown out…