Departure

I “I do not think one can assess a writer’s motives without knowing something of his early development. . . before he ever begins to write he will have acquired an emotional attitude from which he will never completely escape.” George Orwell in Why I Write I remember the first story I ever wrote. It lacked […]

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Surveillance Strikes Thirteen

It was a bright cold day in April and the clocks were striking thirteen. But it wasn’t 1984, it was 2015, and a young university student had just sat down at her desk and begun to write her BCM110 blog post on the public sphere. In the course of the writing of this blog, her […]

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