Now that we have infinite space on the internet and huge volumes of data about what people read, is there a role for the powerful individual who shapes a publication according to personal taste?
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.
Politicians no longer change the world, technology does. Even as wealth has become more concentrated, power has become more dispersed.
Our national news agenda is distorted by a deep suspicion of Muslims.
When they are forced collaborate – as they increasingly have to these days – it’s like a horse and a cow attempting to procreate.
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.