South Korea Locks Down Cities As Coronavirus Spreads

The Coronavirus is starting to take hold outside of China and, with a sharp increase in confirmed infections, South Korea is now stepping up measures to contain the virus, closing off two southern cities as well as suspending military operations. Following a rise of 53 cases of infection in the country on Thursday, a furtherContinue reading “South Korea Locks Down Cities As Coronavirus Spreads”

The Final Step In Digital Migration: Blockchain And The Media Industry

News has been distributed and read online for decades now and the media industry has suffered, but that could all change sooner than you think… I recall writing a feature article while at university five years ago, in which I wrote about how digital media has radically transformed the industry, especially when it came downContinue reading “The Final Step In Digital Migration: Blockchain And The Media Industry”

Nine Dead After Terrorist Attack In Germany

In an attack that is being treated as an act of terrorism, nine people have died in a mass shooting at the hands of a far-right extremist in the German city of Hanau. A gunman opened fire on two shisha bars in the Western city killing nine at around 22:00 local time. The clientele ofContinue reading “Nine Dead After Terrorist Attack In Germany”

Digital Dementia: How Your Tech Is Damaging Your Brain

With so much information at our fingertips, we don’t need to retain information in our brains, and yet we often feel so much smarter by virtue of immediately being able to answer any questions we have, and yet, the jury’s still out on whether all this tech is actually making us smarter or causing considerable damages to our brains.

Trump 2.0: Meet Michael Bloomberg

A surging candidate in the 2020 Democratic primaries is somebody that hasn’t even been on the ballot yet. His name is Michael Bloomberg and he’s just like Donald Trump. Michael Bloomberg is a 78-year-old businessman that is best known to Americans as a former Mayor of New York. He is also the CEO of financial,Continue reading “Trump 2.0: Meet Michael Bloomberg”

De Klerk Withdraws "Totally Unacceptable" Apartheid Denial

Former South African president, FW de Klerk, has withdrawn his comments that denied that the system of Apartheid was a crime against humanity. In an interview following de Klerk’s controversial statements denying that the system of Apartheid was a crime against humanity, he claimed it to be a “blatant lie” that he is an ApartheidContinue reading “De Klerk Withdraws "Totally Unacceptable" Apartheid Denial”

Op-ed: Why Trump Will Be Hard To Beat In 2020

There’s no denying that Donald Trump is a political juggernaut. Even though it seems ludicrous to some, he should be considered the favourite to win the general election in November, regardless of his opponent. And here’s why: Trump shocked the entire world when he beat Hillary Clinton in 2016 in a fairytale (or nightmare, dependingContinue reading “Op-ed: Why Trump Will Be Hard To Beat In 2020”

Recognising Red Flags (But Not Where You Think)

It’s easy to fall into the trap of trying to protect ourselves from the hurt we experienced in previous relationships by keeping our eyes peeled for all the warning signs in this new, potential partner: the infamous red flags.
But perhaps those red flags might not be where we think they are