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A Short Tour Through the British Science Museum and a Deep Walk Through Time

As you will have seen from my article Unlocking Lovelock, Maria and I recently had the opportunity to spend a wet Sunday afternoon at the British Science Museum. 1,387 more words


A Brief Exploration of Disinformation In The Information Age

Whilst the world-wide web – or what is simply referred to as ‘the internet’ – is easily one of the finest man-made creations to emerge in recent decades, there is an unfortunate truth that lingers throughout its very fibre. 1,284 more words


Accountability and Public Memory

by Sunny Seregen

The Tuskegee syphilis experiment is a horrifying example of how far humans will ignore ethical concerns to achieve “scientific” information. Between 1932 and 1972 the US Public Health Service decided to study 600 people to see how untreated syphilis would develop in African American men. 549 more words


Freedom of Expression: Where Do We Draw the Line?

Today, in the information age, everyday people have the power to reach wide audiences nationally and internationally at very little expense. Individual voices have more meaning. 471 more words

Political Theory In The News

A commentary on the dangers of attention-seeking behavior in the “information age”

There used to be a time in our lives when we didn’t worry so much about whether something was “famous” or “worth our time.” We used to be content with the uncomplicated notions of curiosity and exploration. 389 more words

Finding a solution to the Google’s dilemma on the “right to be forgotten”, after the “political” ECJ decision.

The decision of the European Court of Justice on the Google case has re-opened the debate on the importance of remembering and forgetting in the digital age. 836 more words

Data Protection

30 Days of Thanksgiving: Day 18

I am thankful for online Bible resources and tools.

I may have never scribbled on a wax tablet by the light of a wood fire, but back in the “old days” I used to research the scriptures by running center column ref’s in a Scofield Reference Bible and turning pages in a very large hardback volume of Strong’s Concordance. 130 more words