5 protests spurred by social media

Protests do not only happen on the street. Today, many social movements on the ground are accompanied by movements online. Smartphones, the internet, and social media have created platforms for movements to organise, spread awareness, and fight back against mainstream media reporting. But there are downsides to this: visibility is a two-way street. Here are…

Do photographs steal our souls?

I cannot just watch a sunset.  As its pastel hues fade behind the horizon, the impulse to take my camera out and snap a picture is irresistible. I am not alone. With the rise of social media and digital photography, it seems everyone is snapping away all the time. But how does this affect our…

Welcome to the Dystopian Times

We live in the Digital Age. Technology is expanding faster than ever, and it is influencing society in a myriad of ways. Having a perspective of history is one thing, but being conscious of how history is being created today is another. The Dystopian Times aims to encourage reflection and debate on the ethics and…