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Can Silicon Valley ever be replicated in London?

26 November 2013 11:41

Trying to clone Silicon Valley has been a cornerstone of this coalition’s business policy. Rohan Silva, until recently the PM’s…

UK government is one of the world’s top pryers into user data on Facebook and Twitter

28 August 2013 10:30

Our government loves to snoop. Nick Cohen explained in the Spectator last year why Britain is becoming a surveillance state,…

Interview with a writer: Evgeny Morozov

26 April 2013 10:15

Evgeny Morozov is an iconoclast. He believes that technology, if abused or misused, has the potential to make society less…

‘Vote for Romney and I’ll unfriend you’: why I won’t debate politics on Facebook

20 December 2012 12:22

On July 4, 2009, the day Sarah Palin announced that she would step down from the Governorship of Alaska, the…

Who will rule the 21st century?

7 August 2012 11:01

This is a nice big question to ponder on the holiday beach or in the rented villa. A vast amount…

Eurozone v Facebook — which is the economic model of our time?

17 May 2012 17:48

Even as our attention is gripped by a crumbling eurozone, another huge economic entity is emerging in the marketplace —…

Back in Timeline

30 March 2012 14:35

A quick post to point CoffeeHousers in the direction of the Spectator’s new Facebook Timeline. Now you’ll be able to…

Spectators of Christmas Past

13 December 2011 12:56

One December in the 1930s, with Britain reeling from the Depression, Lord Wakefield of Wakefield House took out a full-page…