As the UK triggers Article 50 today and starts to leave the EU, a phrase I thought I had left behind popped into my mind: ‘third culture kid’. It describes those who move between… Continue reading
Hans Rosling was the man who made data sing. Last week, I was truly saddened to learn he had died. A giant in the world of data presentation, the Swedish statistician was a huge inspiration who passionately ‘edutained’ audiences the world over.
I’m excited to announce the launch of www.UKtoStay.EU: a campaign aimed at engaging, educating and empowering ordinary people ahead of the UK’s referendum on EU membership.
I’m voting Yes to marriage equality in the Irish referendum on the 22nd of May. If you’re Irish and haven’t registered yet then get registered! Seriously, you only have until May 6th.
Explore Dublin rental property prices, discover how much you could save by commuting and maybe even spot your next flat: I’ve built an interactive map of Dublin rental properties.
Self-driving taxis and trucks will become the norm within twenty years. Self-driving cars will follow not long after. Huge swathes of jobs will disappear. And the development of true artificial intelligence poses an existential threat to humanity. These were… Continue reading
You may be running out of time if you still need to register to vote in May’s European Parliament elections! Why all countries can’t have the same deadline I don’t know, but here’s the run down:
If you do one thing this month, please take a moment to protect your digital freedom: go to Copywrongs.eu and let the EU know how copyright law affects you.
Below is my first foray into the world of infographics, a project looking at declining print circulation within the British press. It was inspired by an article I read on February’s circulation figures and is… Continue reading
Britain’s laws weren’t designed to produce ethical journalism, but to defend against damaging journalism. This means journalists don’t have any incentive to act responsibly in the current system. If we really want responsible… Continue reading
Siobhan Brown, a former Manchester student, talks about being at the Millbank student occupation and protests.
Nick Clegg’s £1 billion youth contract is “Too little too late”, claims the leader of a Medway youth organisation. Graham Clewes, Chief Executive of the Medway Youth Trust, said Nick Clegg’s £1 billion… Continue reading
Savers and pensioners are being let down by the Bank of England’s quantitative easing programme (QE), last night boosted to £275 billion. Philip Rush, contributing economist at Nomura Global Economics said: “Predominantly it’s… Continue reading