Following the 2017 craze, Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies are currently experiencing a crash that has many wondering whether cryptocurrencies have a future. They are facing existential threats to their role as means of exchange and store of value. But cryptocurrencies firmly

Update: On 14 December 2017, the FCC voted to repeal net neutrality. This means that all the issues identified in this article will come to pass. Silicon Valley will never be the same again. On November 21, the new head of

The bizarre video Trump attached to yet another “modern presidential” tweet showing him wrestling with CNN has a lot more behind it than the press has yet uncovered. The outrage about it being un-presidential, while understandable, ignores something far more

AND WHAT CAN BE DONE ABOUT IT Fake news is emotionally-charged bits of disinformation. And, in large numbers and constantly repeated – online, news travels fast and far –  it can be lethal.  As was chillingly demonstrated by the murder of

A major Western newspaper, The Independent, on 24 November 2016, reported that 20 million of Shia Muslims took part in one “of the biggest marches in the world”, described as an anti-ISIS demonstration “as they travel through Iraq in celebration

Why We Share, Like and Follow on Social Media I have yet to find someone who really likes Facebook but just about everyone I know, despite the complaints, returns to it, day after day - or at least three times a

This is the emblematic story of two oil spills: one in the developed world, the other in the Third World, the BP case in the Golf of Mexico vs. Chevron-Texaco in the Amazon. In the photo: Aerial view of the amazon The

Will the Netherlands disappear with Climate Change? Global warming will cause (probably) a third of a meter rise in sea level this century - a small rise perhaps, but it will threaten all the coasts around the world and some

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