In Defence of Liberty

Driven by data; ridden with liberty.

Monthly Archives: November, 2014

Review: Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishments

Frogwares’ Adventures of Sherlock Holmes games may sometimes be seen in the bargain bin in discount stores. The developer has previously produced titles such as Sherlock Holmes: The Mystery of … Continue reading

November 30, 2014

The Triviality of British Politics

I recently cross-posted my article ‘The Resurrection of the Mind-Benders’ on a debate-focussed blog, called Project Soap-Box. Another writer, Alex Dickson, wrote a post in response. Mr Dickson describes my … Continue reading

November 28, 2014

A Twitter Storm

Politics is vicious, and decency can be a vanishing mirage. Writing on ‘Cameron Must Go’ Twitter hashtag, Jack Monroe, a food blogger and anti-poverty campaigner, said: “Because he uses stories … Continue reading

November 24, 2014

Resurrection of the Mind Benders

Labour leader Ed Miliband dismissed reports of criticism from his own MPs as “nonsense”. On social media, Mr Miliband’s digital defenders claimed that questions over Mr Miliband’s leadership – derived … Continue reading

November 20, 2014

A Report for my Students’ Union

The purpose of this report is to examine the data and probabilities behind the University of Bath Students’ Union Officer Election in 2014, and to investigate historic information about these elections.

November 18, 2014

The Malformed Motion

Bath and North East Somerset Council narrowly passed a motion to further scrutinise placing business rates on student accommodation. The original version of the motion, proposed by Cllr June Player … Continue reading

November 15, 2014

A Link to the Past 12/11/2014

Here are a selection of intriguing articles from the past month. Henry Blodget (Business Insider): OK, Haters, It’s Time to Admit It: The World is Becoming a Better Place Sam … Continue reading

November 12, 2014