Tag Archives: internet

Response to a Couple of Comments

I was writing yesterday that the 20th century was unique in the annals of history as being a time when it was possible to engage in the mass indoctrination of millions of people using one-way megaphone broadcast media, such as … Continue reading

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Dead and Dying Computers

Apologies. I’m currently using a little notebook computer because my two main computers have died. Or rather, one of them died last week, and the other one is on life support, and stops working every few hours when the hard … Continue reading

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This Is Where I Came In

Oh dear. Google’s Gmail has been largely neglected in recent years. The company has kept the email service’s look and style changes to a bare minimum, sticking with a design that has worked well but not thrilled. But now, Google … Continue reading

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In Revolt

I’m in revolt. I’m in revolt against top-down government control. Specifically, I’m in revolt against smoking bans – which are almost invariably imposed by governments on their peoples. In fact, I’m in revolt against all sorts of other similar, government-generated … Continue reading

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Half a Bottle of Pinot Grigio

I spent a long time talking to Emily on Skype yesterday, and I recorded quite a lot of our conversation. This morning I woke up thinking about our brief discussion of veganism (and slavery). So I looked through the video … Continue reading

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