Carer Thoughts: The Cost of Brexit on Carers | Kath Rella

Carer Thoughts: The Cost of Brexit on Carers

Brexit: Higher grocery costs. Higher energy costs. Higher almost everything costs. When Carers Allowance forms the bulk of your income, this is a problem.
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...
Theresa May's Dangerous Ignorance of Technology

Theresa May’s Dangerous Ignorance of Technology

A country that works for everyone! Except for technology. Technology should only work for Theresa May, which is worrying because she doesn't know the first thing about any of it.

The Pointless Marriage of the BBFC and Netflix

When your descriptions of potentially offensive or objectionable content seem to go unnoticed, stick a few coloured badges on your movies. That'll fix it.

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.
General Election 2017: Apathy

General Election 2017: Struggling With Apathy

Six weeks of listening to adults coming up with creative ways to call each other a wanker. As if we hadn't had enough already, it's election time again.

Look, Ma! I’m a Journalist: Adventures With Algorithms

When an algorithm decides to assign you a new job title, perhaps it's time to have a think about the trust we place in pieces of code?
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.
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.
The Trouble With Internet Advertising - Kath Rella

The Trouble With Internet Adverts!

The more people try and push adverts, the more they push people to adblockers. Perhaps it is time to review some of these stupid practices?

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