May 252014
 
The downside of automatic CAPTCHA plugins: aiding the enemy (spammers)

Over 60% of all visitors to the average website are non-human. Many of these are automatic spam robots. These so called bots post comments with […]

Dec 222011
 
Effective Activism! 10-Million-Person Global Campaign Network Wins Battle After Battle for the 99%

I am very impressed with the super effective activism of the AVAAZ (meaning “Voice”) campaign network. They take on various crimes that threaten democracy, peace […]

Oct 312011
 
Oct 2011: Murdoch now trying to take over Australian ABC

31 October 2011. Rupert Murdoch already owns 70 percent of Australia’s newspapers. Rupert Murdoch could secure his stranglehold on the Australian media by acquiring the Australian […]

Oct 132011
 
Electronic voting machines - Is hacking US democracy possible? A short review.

Electronic voting machines have the potential to destroy any democracy quickly and silently. By handing over the power of the people to the hands of […]

Aug 152011
 
Congratulations Sao Paulo, Brazil! Successfully fighting advertising and visual pollution for 4 years!

It has been over four years now that one of the biggest cities in the western world has banned any form of outdoor advertising: Sao […]

Aug 142011
 
14 ideas how to reduce advertising and over-consumption

With the use of free Adblock plugins in internet browsers like Internet Explorer, Firefox or Google Chrome it has become easy to reduce advertising – […]

Aug 052011
 

Some printers simply use ink just to clean their printer heads. This already adds significantly to ink consumption. Moreover, the wasted ink accumulates in the […]