The Insane and the Genius

A quote attributed to Albert Einstein argues that ‘insanity means doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results’. Scriptwriter Bruce Feirstein, who wrote some of the James Bond movie scripts, asserted further that the distance between insanity and genius is measured only by success.  Armed with such heavyweights-uttered quotes, we can… Continue reading The Insane and the Genius

Webs, clouds and tags of meaning

Some time ago, The Guardian‘s Charlie Brooker wrote an article knocking the idea that 9/11 was some sort of demonic conspiracy by sinister industrial-military stakeholders in the US government. No ways, argued Charlie, for conspirators to bypass the gigantic pile of bureaucratic dust that is likely to be required in order to commission a governmental… Continue reading Webs, clouds and tags of meaning

postscript: Print media: dead as a parrot

After this piece was published, I read what Alan Rusbridge, the editor-in-chief of The Guardian, The Observer and Guardian.co.uk had to say about the new structure his team plans to implement across the three publications. Speaking to Press Gazette, Rusbridge explained how the three publications’ news, business and sport staff will form a single team and… Continue reading postscript: Print media: dead as a parrot