Category: Opinion

2019: The Year of Development

On this first Monday of 2019, I’m reflecting on why I’m not making a resolution this year, and why you shouldn’t either. #newyearsresolution #newyear #sameme

Ragebaiting: Inflammatory, Divisive, Distracting

The phenomenon of “ragebaiting” has become increasingly widespread throughout mainstream media. A cousin of clickbait, ragebaiting is the trend of publishing misleading headlines and articles, in order to provoke controversy and increase traffic and engagement. It is purely profit-driven, and often plays up to the 5-second culture that social media has perpetuated – that is, the culture of taking in snippets of information as quickly as possible, regardless of how accurate this is.

Thought of the Day: Oh The Irony…

You know those moments that just align perfectly? They feel almost cosmically written, like fate or destiny? I had one of those moments today… A survey which “investigated the greatest source of frustration for consumers” found that for 42% it is being “compelled to navigate a compulsory sign-up process” I honestly hope The Times can

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Thought of the Day: Random Act Of Kindness

“Mind the closing doors” is a phrase that commuters are sick to death of hearing. Its also a phrase that most people adhere to, save a few that we immediately roll our eyes and tut at. But that’s because they barge on for themselves, getting their arms or bags caught, just to save an extra

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Thought of the Day: Resolutions

It’s mid-January and most people will have broken their New Years Resolutions by now. Not because they want to. Not because they’re weak. But because they made unrealistic promises. So many people decide to eat healthy, go to the gym, or otherwise better themselves, but it’s always on such a huge scale that they’re practically

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