Tag: Columns

Some thoughts on Meritocracy

O dear, it seems it’s time for some conceptual play…. Apparently these days the scouts aren’t the only people obsessed with merit. There’s a whole phalanx of YouTube luminaries and pundits waxing poetic about the merits of meritocracy. I’m rather confused by this term…

‘Don’t Data Mine Me Bro’ | Taser, Axon, Skynet? (Part One)

However faintly the frantic words ‘don’t tase me bro’ still probably echo in the popular imagination. Subduing a nebbish university student for an uncouth question is arguably the wrong way to use a taser. Is there a right way? Figuring that out has been…