On the Monkey Mind and Twitter Archaeology. Part II

Marianne would have thought herself very inexcusable had she been able to sleep at all the first night after parting from Willoughby. She would have been ashamed to look her family in the face the next morning, had she not risen from her bed in more need of repose than when she lay down in... Continue Reading →

The Twittermob as a One Trick Pony

It is a feature of our era that the old fashioned, slow motion, ordeal of┬áTrial by Tabloid┬áhas been replaced by the much swifter process of Conviction by Social Media. The ritual is by now well established; once a critical mass of outraged tweeters has been reached the object of execration shall, sometimes within hours, be... Continue Reading →

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