In Defence of Liberty

Driven by data; ridden with liberty.

The Blame Game

After Dame Margaret Beckett published her report into why Labour lost the 2015 General Election, a former pollster told the BBC that the report was a “whitewash and a massive … Continue reading

February 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

Dragon Ball Z Season 2 Retrospective

The restoration has only just begun. Akira Toriyama’s Dragon Ball Z continues into its second season, with the Namek and Captain Ginyu sagas in high definition. ‘Fake Namek’ Gohan, Krillin … Continue reading

February 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

On the Digital Democracy Commission

With the technological growth in British society, the opportunity arises to use digital means to improve our parliamentary processes. At the behest of an online petition on the UK Government … Continue reading

February 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Rich Get Richer

“The rich get richer, the poor get poorer” is a phrase whose ubiquity is owed more to poetic symmetry than to historical accuracy. In an exchange with the Shadow Minister … Continue reading

February 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Auto-complete Fools

Despite the proliferation of technology deepening within society, ignorance about how that technology works often seeps in. An example would be the claims that the search engine Google actively censor … Continue reading

February 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

On Politics and Advertising

The victory of the Conservatives was a surprise to many journalists and commentators, with polls having nestled Conservative and Labour support close together. During the 2015 General Election, all parties … Continue reading

February 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

Occam’s Razor and Red Doors

Thugs attacked houses in Middlesborough, throwing stones and eggs at the windows, smearing excrement, and scratching National Front symbols into the wooden doors [1]. According to the residents, who had … Continue reading

February 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

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