The dark side of pornography

September 10, 2012 10:00 pm2 comments
The dark side of pornography

He stares at her, moaning with longing, feelings of humanity and bestiality merge at this moment of overwhelming desire. Her body  is taken over by it too; her hair rippling with anticipation. Her wet dark lips part, the beginning of a scream… blackout. The pixels fade to nothingness; the laptop […]

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Interview with Maxime Verhagen: Deputy Prime Minister of the Netherlands

July 21, 2012 11:27 am0 comments
Interview with Maxime Verhagen: Deputy Prime Minister of the Netherlands

The Netherlands passed a law in 2011 which prevents internet service providers from charging more for certain types of content, effectively making ‘network neutrality’ the norm. The Netherlands is the first country in Europe to enact such legislation and follows the lead of Chile, who enshrined the principle into law […]

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Mobile Gaming: Playing Means Paying

July 9, 2012 5:57 pm0 comments
Mobile Gaming: Playing Means Paying

More and more Europeans turn to their mobile phone to play a game or, if their national laws allow them to, place a bet. Since last September, even guests of certain Nevada hotels can place bets on their mobile devices –which is surprising to say the least, as online gambling […]

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Tetris: the Game of Life?

July 8, 2012 3:06 pm0 comments
Tetris: the Game of Life?

One evening a friend and I were having after work drinks at a bar and when my friend excused herself to go to the ladies’ room, I tried to occupy myself, doing my best not to look a little lonely. This unease at perceived solitary public drinking probably originates from […]

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If only privacy was not such an issue…

July 6, 2012 10:21 am0 comments
If only privacy was not such an issue…

The use of mobile applications has been on the rise ever since mobile apps became popular in 2008. The term ‘app’ was named ‘Word of the Year’ by the American Dialect Society in 2010 and at the end of 2011, more than half a million third-party apps were available globally. […]

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My vendetta against the Kindle

May 7, 2012 6:08 pm2 comments
My vendetta against the Kindle

I was sat yesterday with my daughter’s friend, reading one of the Famous Five books by Enid Blyton. We had such a lovely time turning the pages and looking at the lovely illustrations. It made me think what a shame it is that the wonderful Book is under threat. I […]

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Get smart or get a smartphone..

May 5, 2012 5:59 pm0 comments
Get smart or get a smartphone..

Imagine a world without smartphones. It wasn’t so long ago, in fact only 20 years, that they were just a figment of a genius imagination, but now we’re seemingly unable to live without them. But the question I want to put to you fine people is…are smartphones making us….well…dumb? This fine […]

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