Driving us apart

November 12th, 2012

Do social networks ultimately cause loneliness? Ever more researchers are saying so. Milo Yiannopoulos on how social technology is driving people further apart.

The celebritisation of entrepreneurship

November 11th, 2012

Does the feverish media focus on founders do any harm to their businesses or to perceptions of entrepreneurship? Milo Yiannopoulos writes.

The start-up state

October 30th, 2012

Israel is one of the hottest start-up destinations on the planet. Milo Yiannopoulos reports from the ICErael entrepreneurs’ retreat in the country’s capital, Tel Aviv.

This is Zynga’s final roll of the dice

October 29th, 2012

It goes without saying that troubled gaming company Zynga needs to be taken private again. But to secure the long-term viability of the business, what else does Mark Pincus need to do, asks Milo Yiannopoulos.

Reasons to be hopeful

October 16th, 2012

There is cause for hope in the media industry. Publishers must pay attention to the innovation, enthusiasm and investment going on in Germany, writes Milo Yiannopoulos.

Mark Zuckerberg’s secret shame

October 3rd, 2012

Milo Yiannopoulos has uncovered a deeply depressing secret about the Facebook founder.

Let’s reclaim social media with manners

September 25th, 2012

Milo Yiannopoulos thinks Twitter needs to be reclaimed from the abusive hooligans and elevated to a discussion platform characterised by erudition and gentility.

Why I hate Star Trek

September 25th, 2012

Milo Yiannopoulos has finally realised why he hates Star Trek.

The internet is turning us all into sociopaths

September 21st, 2012

Milo Yiannopoulos considers a drastic response to the burgeoning epidemic of libel and hatred on the internet.

The IPO fast track will have little effect, alas

September 20th, 2012

The Government’s intentions may be noble, writes Milo Yiannopoulos, but it’s highly unlikely that the new ‘fast track’ to IPO for high-growth companies will have any discernible effect.

Lady’s not for tweeting

August 20th, 2012

There’s no underestimating the irresponsible behaviour of the mob, particularly when it’s gifted a bit of news it desperately wants to be true.

Extended pubescence: so not a good look, Mark!

August 20th, 2012

Why does Zynga chief executive Mark Pincus dress like a man half his age? Milo Yiannopoulos is perplexed.

In praise of Ayn Rand

August 13th, 2012

Ayn Rand is sneered at by metropolitan liberals, but her books are, in all of Anglo-American literature, the best way to come to know the spirit of world-conquering entrepreneurship, writes Milo Yiannopoulos.

Tech City’s new CEO should be a woman

August 3rd, 2012

Milo Yiannopoulos has come to a startling realisation. The only way to effect change in the Tech City Investment Organisation is for a strong woman from the private sector to shake up the old boys’ network.

How social media has devalued journalism

August 2nd, 2012

Milo Yiannopoulos yearns for the days when journalists were respected as professionals. If we’re so easily replaceable, why are readers returning to quality media in droves? And how do we stop the ridicule and debasement of an essential part of our democracy?

British start-ups must look beyond Europe

July 24th, 2012

Why the preoccupation with Europe, when there are so many exciting markets for technology start-ups elsewhere in the world, asks Milo Yiannopoulos.

Are you an idiot? Seedrs wants to hear from you

July 12th, 2012

Crowdfunding platforms are poised to make fools out of a generation of amateur investors, triggering waves of lawsuits, writes Milo Yiannopoulos.

Why isn’t technology transforming politics?

July 9th, 2012

Milo Yiannopoulos wonders when technology start-ups are going to start properly addressing politics, arguing that entrepreneurs need to stop shying away from the big issues and engage with power.

A fatal sense of entitlement

June 11th, 2012

Milo Yiannopoulos thinks that wannabe start-up founders in east London should concentrate on building world-beating products instead of waiting for hand-outs from corporates and the Government.

MA degrees in ‘social media’: the rot spreads

May 28th, 2012

Milo Yiannopoulos reports on the new phenomenon of postgraduate degrees in Social Media, which appear to be little more than year-long holidays for public relations executives and charity workers and training grounds for social-media enabled anarchists.