Category: social media

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…

Skype, history, individuals and masses

Last night (well, early this morning), I discovered how one might be connected to two separate Skype accounts from the same Windows user on the same device at exactly the same time.  I’m currently waiting for clever bods to confirm…

A new kind of state

I’ve been wondering the same.  We’re criticising and slamming and dunking with clever words this state we believe is a police state already. Or not quite yet, as the case may be. Yet this tweet encapsulates something I’ve also been…

The POV Machine

Over the past couple of years, I’ve been reading and writing a lot about the squeezed middle, the absolute poor and the stratospheric rich.  For those of us who are living in the United Kingdom – more precisely in my…