Recently, the day after the London Bridge terrorist attack, feeling depressed and under siege (I live in London, not far away from the incident) I posted a note to a friend on Facebook about how it’s important not to change our way of life in response to horrors like this – to not give in… Read More Some advice on not being a social media asshole after a terrorist attack
Our home is haunted. I’m not even joking. Last night at 3.30 in the morning I was awoken from a deep sleep by a very loud, continuous noise coming from somewhere nearby. At first I thought I might be dreaming but my wife was awake as well and she seemed just as confused as me.… Read More Haunted!
Have you ever found yourself sitting in a movie theatre, about to watch a horror film, or a disturbingly violent action movie, only to discover someone enter the same screening accompanied by a young child? As they walk to find their seats, you’ve probably muttered something to yourself like: “Can you believe that? Just get a… Read More Traumatically scary horror movies are good for children
There are three very provocative things to reveal in this blog post, and each one of them is going to make you think I’m crazy. Here we go: Your Facebook feed is being used as a tool to brainwash you I’ve created a tool to help you defeat the efforts to brainwash you But now the brainwashers… Read More My fight against Big Data’s attempts to brainwash me
I miss Leo Sayer. Do you remember Leo? He was a pop star in the late 1970s and early 1980s, with a string of number one hits in the UK and the USA. Songs like You make me feel like dancing and More than I can say. He was one of the biggest music stars in… Read More Bring back ugly pop stars!
Which are you most likely to believe? Something you read about in the paper? Something you hear about on the television? Something you’ve seen first hand with your own eyes? Unsurprisingly, most people would likely put things they’ve witnessed on the top of this list. But are they right? Is the evidence of your own eyes… Read More Don’t believe your own eyes