On February 11th more than 5,000 developers and bloggers gathered in Yangon, the main city of Myanmar, one of the world’s most tech-starved places. The star speaker was the country’s opposition leader, Aung San Suu Kyi.
Jackson stands out for his “fantastic libido” and highly productive semen
No one has yet argued for votes for whales and dolphins. But considering some of the politicians who manage to get themselves chosen by human electorates, maybe it would not be such a bad idea.
We are tired of being an unwilling party to what appears to be a deliberate attempt to deceive voters and swindle investors.
Educated models are in. This may sound improbable. In the film “Zoolander”, male models are portrayed as so dumb that they play-fight with petrol and then start smoking. But such stereotypes are so last year.
In our Web 3.0 world, as we share our identities so publicly with everyone else, standing out from the crowd, raising one’s voice against collective conventionality, is becoming increasingly difficult.
Does society benefit when we share personal information online? Or do social networks prompt us to publish unhealthy amounts of personal data, while little enriching our lives? Author Andrew Keen and journalism professor Jeff Jarvis lead the arguments in our debate.
His life ended in a haze of vodka and cocaine, the self-belief perhaps slightly dented, the self-delusion as strong as ever.
The nie nie zu (the “crush-crush tribe”) are so named because they go into supermarkets and take out their frustration by standing in the aisles crushing packets of instant noodles.
Anyone who sees an emergency can call a central number. A smartphone app instantly alerts the nearest first aider, who may be only a block away, standing behind a deli counter or dozing in a meeting.
Many people are just waiting to be told they can fight back