Man About Town / Un homme d’exception

Is tech wizard Christopher Wylie an angel or a demon? A demon because, as a one-time employee of Cambridge Analytica he knew about the “psychological quizz” being used to acquire profiles of Facebook users and those of their friends; and that this information was used as a basis to influence voting behaviour in the US election. Or is he an angel because after Trump got elected his conscience finally got the better of him and he blew the whistle on Cambridge Analytica, giving Governments and individuals alike a wake-up call….

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Spring Snippets / Brèves de printemps

Spring is here at last and there’s lots to talk about. Easter holidays are coming up. Nothing planned, how about a “microadventure”? And with all the news about Big Data, how safe are your details? Also, welcome to Lycée Lucie, a feisty young lady who will be gracing us with her presence from time to time! Enfin le printemps est là, et les sujets de conversation ne manquent pas. Bientôt les vacances. Rien de prévu ? Que penseriez-vous d’une « micro-aventure » ? On entend aussi beaucoup parler du Big…

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