Famous last words

It’s probably no surprise to anyone that Oswald Gruebel, the CEO of Swiss bank UBS, quit his job on Saturday in the wake of the rogue trading scandal at the bank’s London office. That alleged crookery looks like will cost the bank its anticipated profit for at least Q3, no…

The ugliness of social media

It’s a concise article in The Guardian but it’s powerful, shining a light on a truly ugly side of human behaviour. The subject is rape and, as the article’s subtitle so aptly puts it, how social media channels like Facebook "provide outlets for the worst kind of misogyny." Who likes…

Universal Google+

If you visit the Google search page today on your desktop or laptop computer, it will likely look like the screenshot you see here. A big blue hand-drawn arrow leads from the Google logo in the centre of your screen to the top-left corner, pointing to the word "+You." That’s…

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