Blog: society

17 Nov 2017
How might the informal economy be affected by the advent of a cashless society?
6 Oct 2017
Why are so many parents addicted to their phones? Why are we so afraid of boredom? Why am I deleting Twitter from my phone?
30 Sep 2015
OK, so the title is maybe a little irrelevant and inflammatory, but what's wrong with a little clickbait once in a while?
18 Jun 2011
A while ago I went to a gig with a friend. As the lights went down, my friend took her phone out of her pocket and started fiddling around with it. The bright light of the screen distracted me from the show, and I couldn't stop myself from looking what she was up to. She was on twitter, telling people she was at the gig.
16 Jun 2011
Everyone is selfish. That's the conclusion it's hard to avoid when cycling around a big city. Cyclists, taxi drivers, white van drivers, pedestrians, we're all guilty, and it poses some uncomfortable questions about human nature. We amber gamble, we cross the road wherever we feel like it, we do u-turns without indicating.