Building the web in the UK makes you a useful political football. Read More
One of the rules of the tech playbook is that you have to have a hero story. And that story has to begin with an origin myth. Read More
We all developed some odd hobbies during that first surreal lockdown. Here was mine. Read More
Part of the joy of working in digital policy in the UK is that many of your days start like this: Read More
I‘m a fan of the Lawfare podcast’s “Arbiters of Truth” series. The latest episode was on the Russian government’s recent moves against foreign social media providers. These moves have included forcing app stores to remove apps run by the political opposition, threatening to block social media sites which permit political dissent at ISP level, threatening to fine sites which do not take down politically contentious speech fast enough, and demanding that foreign companies designate an in-country representative to be arrested in the event of noncompliance.
I‘m entering my second month of job hunting and being generally bored out of my skull. There’s a great article in Politico this morning that explains why.