There is a quiet, dark revolution underway in Britain. It was happening yesterday, it's happening now - this minute. It will continue to happen tomorrow. Without anyone really noticing it we are becoming a police state. We're not quite there yet - it's a long way down to the real depths of secret police, social control, monitored movements - but we're blindly sleepwalking that path. George … [Read more...] about The Perfect Prison
We stand at the end of the reign of Britain's least favorite prime minister Tony Blair, at the same time standing in the rain at the grave of Eric Arthur Blair, English novelist, essayist and critic. You probably know him as George Orwell, famous for his political satires 'Animal Farm' and the world renowned 'Nineteen Eighty Four'. I am joined by John Perivolaris editorial and fine art … [Read more...] about Episode 30 – Talking George Orwell with Blair at our feet.
The web is generational, progressive. We have truly hit web 2.0. Nowadays we acquire our social-technological skills through the internet, less face-to-face and much more face-to-screen. At school I talked and wrote letters. At Uni and the following years spent traveling, it was email. More recently it is mobile phone, email, text, I.M., forums and v.o.i.p. Most, if not all of my friends today … [Read more...] about Facebook – innocent social networking website, or high tech spy network?