By Ian Leslie - 06 March 9:44
A quiet revolution has taken place in gambling, with electronic terminals finely-tuned into the perfect devices for parting you from your money. Rather than thrilling you, they lull you into a calm, machine-like state that gives the illusion of control.
By Ian Leslie - 28 January 11:29
Politicians no longer change the world, technology does. Even as wealth has become more concentrated, power has become more dispersed.
By Ian Leslie - 23 December 10:46
Our national news agenda is distorted by a deep suspicion of Muslims.
By Ian Leslie - 22 November 16:02
When they are forced collaborate – as they increasingly have to these days – it’s like a horse and a cow attempting to procreate.
By Ian Leslie - 17 September 12:54
Humans are terrible lie detectors, but we believe ourselves to be practically flawless. That's why banning the veil in court will never lead to better justice.