Archive for February, 2011

A credible alternative?

Posted: 16th February 2011 by Get No Happy in Politics
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Well apparently the voting referendum ‘No’ campaign starts today. So I will begin my own and say “Vote Yes”. Why should we change hundreds of years of tradition? well maybe Because it’s more democratic. I find it both odd and interesting that the idea of a government being representative of the votes cast has only […]

University Challenged

Posted: 8th February 2011 by Get No Happy in Angry Rants, Politics
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China announced today that it will demand all ISPs operating in the country hand over all search data collected on their customers. In addition the party chairman announced from now on the various security and police services could intercept and analyze all electronic traffic of their citizens without warrant and with very little cause. Oh […]

Generally I try to read as much as I can, and often get quite obsessive about it; I am more than happy to, for instance, forgo sleep on a work night if it means pouring over a particularly gripping storyline into the small hours. Also I really must read to the end of a chapter […]