Tom Whyman

Technology

Authorities Need to Understand the Internet in Order to Police It

The Momo challenge is just one example of how much harm people who don't get technology can do.
Tom Whyman
3.26.19
Universities Challenged

It Doesn't Matter That Your Arts Degree Won't Get You a Job

A Tory think-tank is complaining that some degrees aren't value for money. Here's why they're wrong.
Tom Whyman
1.30.19
politics

What's Behind Right Wingers' Weird Obsession with a Communist Museum?

With nothing positive to offer, the right has to resort to scare tactics against change.
Tom Whyman
11.29.18
uni

Why There's Nothing Cool About Lectured By a Robot at Uni

Universities are experimenting with teaching by holograms and robots, but this would probably just screw over actual human academics.
Tom Whyman
11.25.18
sex work

Your Job Has More in Common with Sex Work Than You Might Think

We spoke to one of the authors of 'Revolting Prostitutes: The Fight for Sex Worker's Rights' about how to make the world of work better.
Tom Whyman
11.22.18
THE FUTURE

The Emotionless Future of War Means Even More Killing

A Ministry of Defence report thinks dispassionate killer robots will carry out the conflicts of tomorrow. What could possibly go wrong?
Tom Whyman
10.18.18
climate change

Climate Change Will Lock Us Into a Feedback Loop of Stupidity

The more the world heats up, the less we'll be able to understand it.
Tom Whyman
8.15.18
politics

Who Is Really in Charge of Britain?

Theresa May? Gareth Southgate? Or the sticky, muggy heat?
Tom Whyman
7.10.18
2017

The Conspiracy Theories That Failed to Explain 2017

From the Queen dying, to trans Putin controlling... everything.
Tom Whyman
1.1.18
politics

The Utter Pointlessness of Theresa May

Understanding the absurd position of the hapless Prime Minister.
Tom Whyman
11.20.17
Paradise Papers

What the Paradise Papers Tell Us About Our Screwed Up Society

It's weird to think this may be the system functioning as it's supposed to.
Tom Whyman
11.7.17
the internet

Why the Right Is Dominating YouTube

And why the left needs to own the future of online video.
Tom Whyman
3.17.17
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