I am tired of being someone else’s product

I recently heard something which reminded me of Douglas Rushkoff’s 2011 warning “You are Facebook’s product, not customer” It shocked me into realising just how easily I have accepted the daily drip feed of news, fake news, even fatuous news that arrives via my PC, smartphone and tablet. Whilst I pride myself in being able to …

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A tribute to my father

Returning to work today after the Easter weekend, I embarked upon the long-avoided task of tidying up some of my files and folders. In doing so, I came across this tribute to my dad which was written two years ago by one of his former colleagues. (To be clear, Dad hasn’t just died, he passed …

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