Your brain on caffeine: some words from Matthew Walker

Thursday, October 26th, 2017

Matthew Walker writes about sleep and how caffeine affects it. Check out how spiders get wrecked from it!

What we learn by sifting through Google’s data

Friday, October 20th, 2017

This is a very interesting and well-written article that shows how we affect others, and mainly how Google affects us.

Distraction and advertising: how we are turned daft to make money for companies

Sunday, October 15th, 2017

Two great articles on the powers of distraction, advertising, individualism, and how some companies not only try to re-wire your brain, but succeed at it.

“The End of Eddy”: an extract from this brilliant book

Thursday, June 8th, 2017

A small quoted piece from one of the best autobiographical books that I’ve ever read (about one fifth in).

USA: short post-election note, plus Noam Chomsky on Trump and what’s next

Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

Some thoughts on the US election of 2016.