Hooper rwc


A brief hiatus

As mentioned last week, there will be no Finely Balanced issues until either the end of the Rugby World Cup or the Wallabies are eliminated, whichever comes first.Why? I like rugby (union, not league) […] Read on →

Posted by Justin Pyvis on 24 Sep, 2019

Goodbye brick and mortar

Issue 41/2019

The war on Big Tech

It's on. All of these articles are from last week:Microsoft President: Democracy Is At Stake. Regulate Big Tech »France and Germany agree to block Facebook's Libra »Google faces antitrust investigatio […] Read on →

Delivered on 17 September, 2019

Steven Peter Devereux Smith

Issue 40/2019

Big, irrelevant data

For those out of the loop, World Health Organisation goodwill ambassador and murderous dictator Robert Mugabe passed away last week at the ripe old age of 95. Apparently he will be granted national he […] Read on →

Delivered on 10 September, 2019

The ICO bubble

Issue 39/2019

The situation in Hong Kong

Most of you are, by now, aware of the ongoing turmoil in Hong Kong. While like most I have an opinion on various aspects of it, I'm not going to get into that here and will instead focus on the techno […] Read on →

Delivered on 03 September, 2019

Subprime is back baby

Issue 38/2019

When in doubt, antitrust for the win

Last week President Donald Trump escalated his trade war with China (FYI his frequently updated Twitter feed is a near-endless source of amusement), citing theft of intellectual property and a lack of […] Read on →

Delivered on 27 August, 2019