Like The Kardashians, Silicon Valley just isn’t part of the real world.
The verdict in the Pistorius case is disappointing and irrational to many. But in the eyes of law, it is necessary to accept that there are moments of human behaviour that are beyond any form of rationality and irreconcilable with someone’s standard character.
Social freezing does not empower women, it postpones the question of family and gender equality.
I migrated to Germany when I was eight years old. Does that give me the right to call myself German and to comment on the country’s war guilt?
The next frontier of advertisement is native. It not only means that ads will masquerade as content, it also means that you can no longer trust your friends.
When was the last time an idea changed your life?
When it comes to technology, many value authenticity over convenience. It’s not rational, but it's understandable. Here’s why.
What if the constant recording of every nook and cranny of our daily life is helping us to be more in touch with reality rather than less?
Women have to be good-looking; men don’t. Especially in Hollywood.
Which social problem has been keeping us busy for 60 years, concerns everyone, but interests way too few people?
Despite all warnings, it took an infection on American soil for the West to respond to Ebola. The virus is much more than just a medical challenge.
The almost exclusive focus on the NSA obscures the degree to which surveillance has become integrated into almost every level of government. For most of us, the first point of contact with the surveillance state isn’t the NSA – it’s the local police department.
The past two months have undone the Age of Digital Innocence. It's now possible to speak of technology of power, and of the internet as a site of old-fashioned struggle.
What the protests in Brazil and Greece tell us about world history.
An influx of hipsters would bring more to politics than just a snazzy dress sense.
Back in 2008, Obama ran on a platform of hope. Today, that has become unthinkable – fear just seems to work so much better.
The Conservative Party plans to pull the UK out of the European Human Rights Act. This is not only absurd, it is shameful.
Why I am glad Scotland stays with us but potentially would have voted to leave the Union if given the choice.