To connect or disconnect…? That is the question

This post is by Mike Johns, β€œWhen I speak, People tend to listen!”, Founder of Digital Mind State who tweets here.

Plugging In to New IdeasI don’t want to live in a world where everything that I say, everything I do, everyone I talk to, every expression of creativity, or love, or friendship is recorded, and that’s not something I’m willing to support, it’s not something I’m willing to build, and it’s not something I’m willing to live under,” Edward Snowden.

The movie title I Know What You Did Last Summer will soon take on a new meaning as the Government and agents of surveillance such as Microsoft, Google, Facebook, and Twitter will know not only what you did last summer but what you did five minutes ago. Continue reading

The end of innocence began in 1972 with Alan Minter's bronze and dead Israeli athletes

The bells have just been ringing and there are 12 hours to go before the opening ceremony of the 2012 Olympics.

London fop, Mayor and covert anarchist Boris Johnson has become the most famous man in the world, something that the cast of Have I Got News For You still can’t believe and something it is best not to think about for too long.

His speech last night with the reference to Mitch Romney minded me of the scene in Orwell’s 1984 when the crowds in Trafalgar Square are still roaring even when it is announced that Eurasia’s previous enemy is now its ally. Boris as Big Brother? It could happen, it really could, maybe it already has. Continue reading