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We Need to Talk About Porn

Who Might Be Controlling Your Data in Future? We Need to Talk About Porn

The UK's pursuit of online safety could lead to a pornography company having access to large amounts of your private data. Shouldn't we know who they are?
Blocked! The Absurd Application of Web Filters

Blocked! The Absurd Application of Web Filters

Overprotective web filters designed to puritanical ideals pose a problem for small businesses, depression sufferers and vulnerable people they're supposed to help.
A Man Called Matt Hancock MP

A Man Called Matt Hancock MP: Tamer of the Wild West

He's not a Man With No Name, he's Matt Hancock and he's riding into the outlaw's lair to take the fight to them. Armed with his trusty pistol of righteousness, Matt will tame the Wild West of the Internet or ruin everything trying.
My Study With The Open University - Kath Rella

Carer Thoughts: My Open University Study

Some of my motivations for and experiences of studying with The Open University.
Blocked by Facebook

Blocked by Facebook: Oh Well, Whatever, Never Mind

Unfortunately, after failing in my duty to behave like a pre-programmed drone, Facebook has blocked my account. The unblock fee? More personal data. Hmm...

Thoughts on ‘The Last Days of August’

Jon Ronson's podcast, The Last Days of August, paints a picture of a tragic series of events culminating in the loss of a young woman.
Carer Thoughts: Mental Health Services Fail Carers - Kath Rella

Carer Thoughts: Mental Health Services Fail Carers

Accessing mental health services is unduly difficult and fraught with bureaucracy
The Media and Silly Science: Pack It In, Eh? | Kath Rella

The Media and Silly Science: Pack It In, Eh?

The media are turning science into clickbait. In doing so, they muddle real science with nonsense science and risk people dismissing science.
Five Years Late: Musings on Dragon Age 2 - Kath Rella

Five Years Late: Musings on Dragon Age II

Some musings on 2011 video game Dragon Age II. TL;DR I feel the hate is a little harsh.
If You Don't Know About International Men's Day, It's Because You Don't Really Care

If You Didn’t Know About International Men’s Day, It’s Because You Don’t Really Care

International Men's Day is November 19th. When you criticise International Women's Day for having no male equivalent, you're simply proving you don't care.

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