Month: January 2018

DACA – The programme at the heart of the US government shutdown

We woke up to the news on Saturday of the US government shutdown due to Congress and the White House not being able to reach an agreement on a replacement for the Obama administration’s DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals)┬áprogramme, which has been rescinded by the Trump administration. Listening to the major news sources, you

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How Facebook, Google and Apple control our lives whether we like to admit it or not

I was reading the interview with Tristan Harris, the technological ethicist, in WIRED, the business and technology magazine, this morning and could not help but agree with him on his views about how social media has hijacked our lives and constantly compete for our very souls in this modern digital age. “Phones, apps, and the

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