Twitter and the Plague of Insipid Tweets

Twitter and the Plague of Insipid Tweets

One of the problems with power to the people is that a lot of people don’t have anything interesting to say. For a long time I avoided Twitter, afraid that it was riddled with insipid, ridiculous micro-posts.  When I finally got on there I found out I was...
Sex, Censorship and Sola Aoi

Sex, Censorship and Sola Aoi

I’ve always thought of pornography as a bellwhether of freedom in any society. When I read about Chinese citizens “jumping the Great Firewall” after they discovered Japanese pornstar Sola Aoi’s Twitter account, it reminded me just how much...