First they came for the marmite…
With a series of decisions so far described variously as ‘Orwellian’, ‘draconian’, and ‘terrifying’, the British government appears hell-bent on adding your online freedom and privacy to the ever growing list of casualties of 2016.
But is it all as bad as it seems? Let’s have a look.Snooper’s Charter
Last week, the Investigatory Powers Bill – an evolved form of Theresa May’s now six-year-old brainchild, the Draft Communications Bill (or Snooper’s Charter as it became known) – passed into law.
The bill gives the government unparalleled powers [...]
Donald Trump soared to success on the wings of a campaign that didn’t just court controversy but slapped a dog collar on it and rode it all the way to the white house. And through it all, one vessel shone through, one medium that was so perfectly suited to the kind of message that Trump wanted to spread that in hindsight his victory seems almost fated.Keep your friends close, and… just keep your friends close.
Trump, the self professed “Hemingway of 140 characters”, owes a lot of his success to Facebook, Twitter and other similar platforms. Before we go into Trump’s own mastery of the medium, let’s take a look at some of the fundamental features of social media that made it [...]
Solving a conundrum that plagues the more idly-inclined among us, YouTube have revealed that they are developing a 360-degree, virtual reality compatible live-streaming video service – giving you all of the benefits of going outside without any of that irritating weather, movement and social interaction that so often goes with doing so.
Live streaming video has been growing in popularity lately, with Periscope’s dedicated service paving the way, and Facebook and YouTube both throwing their chips in.
It was only ever going to be a matter of time before it was combined with virtual reality which first really hit the mainstream with the introduction of 360 degree [...]
While scepticism surrounding the Black Friday weekend has been growing this year from shoppers and retailers alike, that’s no reason not to take advantage of the plethora of deals available.Follow these five tips to make sure that you make the most of this cut-price retail carnival:1. Shop online
A recent study showed that 65% of shoppers in the UK who plan on taking part in Black Friday in 2015 will be doing so online.
Not only will you be getting some of the best deals, but shopping online also has the added benefit of allowing you to avoid the riotous scums in store that got so bad last year that police have now issued safety warnings [...]
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