Other People’s Misery

Have you ever wondered why it is so easy to switch the TV channel when an image of distant suffering presents itself? Why is it that we, as human beings, have the capacity to ignore the plight of sufferers who we regard as different? To be honest, I had never really concerned myself too much … Continue reading

Obama gets involved

Britain Tremble: Something dreadful this way comes

Forget Myan and Evangelical prophesies of impending doom. Forget Nostradamus and all other such nonsense. A very real and far more terrifying prospect looms on the horizon. I am speaking about an invasion. This invasion is due to hit the BBC in the not too distant future. It’s name is Ryan Tubridy. For those of … Continue reading

Web 2.0, Social Media and Democracy

This Blog is for a course in Social Media. By some sort of infinite cosmic coincidence I made a film about the democratic potential of the Wikipedia project. Here it is: