Category: politicking

On systems vs people – some thoughts

Today, I saw a person on the TV show “Good Morning Britain”, a person who if I understood correctly represented Wonga.com in some significant way, saying sorry for a series of (to put it politely) historical “infractions”, most of which…

Politics and the Owl Factor

On Labour’s new policy today for “everyone to have his own owl”, our favourite Mirror site describes it thus this afternoon: Actually, the whole thing was a mistake. Labour’s REAL badly costed policy announcement for today was deciding to cut…

An end of times ain’t necessarily a time to end

Evgeny Morozov wrote this recently: To say that “the Internet” is our “sharknado” is to accept that the current configuration of practices, services, and conversations – the Internet discourse – already structures how we talk,  what we say and what…