Social media and the spread of manners

February 28th, 2013

We shouldn’t giggle at conferences that hark on endlessly about Twitter best practices. Social media reveals a larger, positive trend that communications technology is driving, writes Milo Yiannopoulos.

The clue’s in the name

February 19th, 2013

Is anyone really surprised that the Red Herring Awards are finally getting their comeuppance?

Misplaced condolences

February 4th, 2013

If it’s true that the internet is killing the movie and recording industries, we might consider what are we actually at risk of losing, says Milo Yiannopoulos.

I admit it: I’m a total Kindle convert

January 29th, 2013

Milo Yiannopoulos used to think Amazon was doing irreparable harm to the public’s reading habits. But he can’t tear himself away from the company’s Kindle Paperwhite e-reader.

No more journalists on judging panels, please!

January 28th, 2013

Journalists and bloggers should not be on judging panels at industry events, writes Milo Yiannopoulos.

Stop moaning, awards shows are terrific

January 16th, 2013

Milo Yiannopoulos says we should let the technology industry celebrate itself as much as it likes – so long as journalists are allowed to drink themselves silly and say what they like afterwards.

Instagram this, you chippy fuckers

January 15th, 2013

There will always be a place for news and fashion snappers, but the semi-professional slice of the photography industry is dead forever, thanks to social software, writes Milo Yiannopoulos.

Hooray for Blackberry, Volvo of mobile phones

December 31st, 2012

Milo Yiannopoulos is tired of the constant BlackBerry-bashing in the media. It’s time someone stuck up for these workhorses.

The schoolteacher who moonlights as a troll

December 28th, 2012

Milo Yiannopoulos exposes an abusive Twitter troll, in the hope that it will give others pause for thought before posting vile messages on social networks.

Some entrepreneurs are more equal than others

December 18th, 2012

Social decadence and a poisonous educational culture in the West is fooling a generation of young people into thinking they can pen runaway entrepreneurial success stories. But they can’t, writes Milo Yiannopoulos.

The £50m wedge

December 7th, 2012

The nationalisation of Britain’s start-up economy will be accelerated by plans for an entirely unnecessary £50 million redevelopment of the Old Street roundabout, writes Milo Yiannopoulos.

Thank God for Murdoch

December 3rd, 2012

Lefty newspapers bleat about their online plans while haemorrhaging vast amounts of cash, but Rupert Murdoch is the only mogul investing serious money into new digital ventures.

London needs fewer start-ups, not more

December 3rd, 2012

More can be less when it comes to start-ups, as ever more doomed internet ventures compete for the same scarce human resources. Milo Yiannopoulos says a contraction in the market would be no bad thing.

Venture capital: just a middle-class dole queue

November 29th, 2012

Milo Yiannopoulos asks if European venture capital is becoming a branch of the welfare state.

Sorry, founders, but you’re not ‘CEO’ of anything… yet

November 21st, 2012

A bit of bullshit is no bad thing when you’re a scrappy company, punching above its weight. But must we really bestow the term “chief executive officer” on every self-promoting booby with a website?

I follow back if…

November 20th, 2012

People regularly ask us, generally in a whiny voice, the conditions under which journalists return a follow on Twitter. Milo Yiannopoulos gives it to you straight.

Cambridge looks upon Tech City, and laughs!

November 19th, 2012

A new, data-driven cluster map of the high-growth businesses in and around Cambridge puts east London to shame. Milo Yiannopoulos reports.

A new state of fear

November 18th, 2012

The internet offers governments unprecedented access to information about us, and a level of control previous generations of politicians could only dream about.

Oh, Israel! Spare us this meretricious war porn

November 16th, 2012

Terrorists have long used the internet to co-ordinate and intimidate across borders. Now, their victims are responding in kind. Milo Yiannopoulos reports.

Did Grindr accidentally kill gay culture?

November 12th, 2012

Tired of run-ins with creepy weirdos, gay A-listers are abandoning Grindr and returning to Facebook and Twitter to find love. But did their temporary infatuation with it have unintended consequences?