Men of quality do not fear equality

I couldn’t agree more with the sentiment that men of quality do not fear equality. I’m amazed that some men think it demeaning to cook or clean, or wield a needle and thread.   Just as I am by women who balk at wielding a hammer or turning a screwdriver.   To me the almost obsessive focusContinue reading “Men of quality do not fear equality”

Quiet genius

This is a great example of media promoting a cause. Disco grew out of marginalised subcultures – black, Latino and gay – with an inherent message of unity and self-expression. Now, English Disco Lovers are aiming to take the English Defence League’s no. 1 position on Google. Go on, do what you can to helpContinue reading “Quiet genius”

The future might be mobile, but what about the customer?

Imagine a future where mobile payments are seamlessly integrated into our daily lives. So, for example, you could be on a crowded train and spot a poster offering a week’s holiday in the sun for a bargain price. All you have to do is scan the QR code, authenticate your cardholder credentials and hey prestoContinue reading “The future might be mobile, but what about the customer?”

Vintage: Incredible pictures of people and places from another age

This collection is from various sources but is united by the overarching theme, Vintage London. The images here range in time from the start of the 1920s to 1945. Looking back at cityscapes reminds us how human in scale our cities once were. The clothes, well, that’s a matter of opinion . . . I’mContinue reading “Vintage: Incredible pictures of people and places from another age”

How algorithms control online information

It may sound unexciting, but the transition from human editors and curators to algorithmic engines powering the likes of Google and Facebook is changing what we see, when and how. These developments pose ethical questions – we should be worried. Ethical considerations, while flexible, are necessarily human decisions.   The mechanised approach to managing online dataContinue reading “How algorithms control online information”