current affairs

People used to want your money. Now they want your attention and they want your attention so they can make money. Perhaps the best reaction to the demand for your attention is simply to reach for the off switch.

last updated: 12 July 2020; tags: outrage 

It’s approaching ten years since then nearly-four-year-old Madeleine McCann disappeared while on a family holiday. Yet somehow, despite there being so few facts—or maybe because there are so few facts—ten years after she was last seen, the …

last updated: 14 March 2017; people: Madeleine McCann 

Many readers have a preference for paper books, but there are good reasons to consider electronic books.

last updated: 14 March 2017; tags: ebooks 

Amazon dominates. You’ve probably noticed. But if you’re looking for ebooks, Amazon is not the only choice. I’d like to make the suggestion that if you’re queasy about buying from Amazon you take a look at Kobo.

last updated: 14 February 2017; tags: Amazon  Kobo  ebooks