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Put down your pitchforks, data collection isn’t all bad

The data collection abilities of websites like Facebook, Google, and their countless subsidiaries can be terrifying. A private conversation with someone on the topic of hedgehogs can lead to advertisements for hedgehog homes appearing on everything you read for weeks. As adorable as that may sound, it is a reminder of the sinister fact that…

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Ukeep out of our election

UKIP swung into the limelight in 2014, capturing the nations attention with “traditionally conservative values” and the aim of leaving the EU. Much of their popularity was not a result of their policies, it was a result of people deriding them as “fruitcakes, loonies, and closet racists.” Their shiny new manifesto opens by reminding us…