Winston Smith

Type: Person
Name: Winston Smith
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

The Surveillance State and You

George Orwell's  1984  opens with Winston Smith carving out a pocket of privacy by crouching in a corner of his apartment where the telescreen—and thus Big Brother—can't see and writing a diary entry. These days, that Stalin-inspired nightmare seems ... [Published Vice Magazine US - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

North Korea set to ban all foreign tours on Ebola fears

PYONGYANG, North Korea — North Korea has stepped up measures to prevent the spread of the Ebola virus into the reclusive country, state media reported Thursday, while a travel agent that specializes in North Korean tours said it has been informed that ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Government Has Nightmarish Products in Development to Monitor Our Eating and Activity

Not even Winston Smith was asked to put up with this: The federal government is spending more than $2 million to develop wearable insoles and buttons that can track a ... [Published Right Wing News blog - Oct 16 2014]
Entities: Winston Smith
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Jonathan Kay: A shocking exposé of the power behind North Korea’s Kim dictatorship, written by a real life Winston Smith

The great dystopian science fiction novels of the 20th Century were written from the perspective of elite totalitarian functionaries who become hunted victims of the regimes they once loyally served: Rubashov, the ageing Marxist of Arthur Koestler’s ... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

The real threat to democracy

For the brainwashed party supporters the important thing is that ‘their’ party maintains power at all costs. So if it becomes necessary (hypothetically speaking) to throw sulphuric acid into a child’s face to achieve that aim their unhesitant answer will ... [Published MaltaToday - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

NSA Mind-Bender: We Won’t Tell You What Info We Already Leaked to the Media

Longtime reporters who cover the NSA know that any time we ask the obstinate spy agency for information, we’re probably going to hit a brick wall. But who would have thought that trying to obtain information about information the agency has already given ... [Published Wired News - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

Headlong's 1984 at Exeter Northcott

THE West End smash hit adaptation of George Orwell's dystopian masterpiece 1984 will visit the Exeter Northcott Theatre in October.George Orwell’s 1984, published in 1949, is one of the most influential novels in recent history, with its chilling depiction ... [Published Mid Devon Star - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

100-year-old Coke sign found in store

OPELIKA, Ala. — As patrons have passed through the doors of Smith T Hardware and Building Supply since it opened in 1931, employees have sold everything from paint to plumbing supplies.However, until recently, they were unaware of a 100-year-old secret ... [Published TriValleyCentral.com - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

AfricaOnline launches managed services product in Ghana

Pan African telecoms operator Gondwana International Networks (GIN) has announced that its AfricaOnline business has launched a managed infrastructure and services product in Ghana. The new SME product offering, iManage, has been done in conjunction with ... [Published Telecompaper - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 05 2014 - Updated Oct 05 2014 - 1 reports

Smith T discovers century-old Coca-Cola mural behind wall of Opelika hardware store

As patrons have passed through the doors of Smith T Hardware and Building Supply since it opened in 1931, employees have sold everything from paint to plumbing supplies.However, until recently, they were unaware of a 100-year-old secret that silently ... [Published Opelika-Auburn News - Oct 05 2014]
First reported Oct 04 2014 - Updated Oct 04 2014 - 1 reports

Sunday Sun agenda writer Mike Kelly asks: George Osborne - or Orwell?

, and woke up with Cameron. And what a bunny boiler he has turned out to be, particularly for the North.Last week he announced tax cuts for the well off the day after George Osborne said the country’s still skint so he had to freeze working age benef ... [Published Newcastle Evening Chronicle - Oct 04 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

Career Services dinner teaches professional meal etiquette

Four courses. Three forks. Two spoons. One knife.Geared toward juniors and seniors who will soon be entering the workforce, "Recipe for Success" is an informational event that presented attendees with a simulation dinner interview. Attendees were served ... [Published Daily Beacon Online - Oct 03 2014]

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"I was expecting to learn a lot of basic table manners and such, and I feel like (the event) exceeded my expectations," Smith said. "i do expect to at some point be able to go to dinners or lunches with potential employers and essentially be in interview type settings, and i believe being able to present myself well would make me more marketable."

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North Korea set to ban all foreign tours on Ebo... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Oct 23 2014]
World’s strangest road-trip: Two reporters emba... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Oct 23 2014]
The Surveillance State and You [Published Vice Magazine US - Oct 23 2014]
Sci-fi film event 'Station X' to take over Blet... [Published MKWeb - Oct 18 2014]
Government Has Nightmarish Products in Developm... [Published Right Wing News blog - Oct 16 2014]
Jonathan Kay: A shocking exposé of the power be... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Oct 14 2014]
The real threat to democracy [Published MaltaToday - Oct 14 2014]
NSA Mind-Bender: We Won’t Tell You What Info We... [Published Wired News - Oct 09 2014]
Headlong's 1984 at Exeter Northcott [Published Mid Devon Star - Oct 09 2014]
Back Beat Gold: Reluctant Stereotypes were the ... [Published Coventry Telegraph - Oct 09 2014]
100-year-old Coke sign found in store [Published TriValleyCentral.com - Oct 08 2014]
AfricaOnline launches managed services product ... [Published Telecompaper - Oct 08 2014]
AfricaOnline managed service solution launched ... [Published CIO East Africa - Oct 08 2014]
Ghana: AfricaOnline launches managed service so... [Published IT News Africa - Oct 07 2014]
Smith T discovers century-old Coca-Cola mural b... [Published Opelika-Auburn News - Oct 05 2014]
Sunday Sun agenda writer Mike Kelly asks: Georg... [Published Newcastle Evening Chronicle - Oct 04 2014]
Career Services dinner teaches professional mea... [Published Daily Beacon Online - Oct 03 2014]
Look: Backbeat: Reluctant Stereotypes 'the near... [Published Coventry Telegraph - Oct 01 2014]
Northern Ireland’s new Health Minister blocks P... [Published Pink News - Sep 24 2014]
Johnny Ray Century bike ride Saturday [Published Randolph Leader - Sep 24 2014]
The Graphic Art of the Underground [Published Design Week - Sep 23 2014]
Scottish Yes and the myth of the masses [Published New Statesman - Sep 18 2014]
Keep the surveillers at bay with Orwell-inspire... [Published Engadget Mobile - Sep 04 2014]
Big Brother Feels Bad. Really. [Published The Mudflats - Aug 31 2014]
Tonight! Boing Boing and Noise Pop event in Oak... [Published Boing Boing - Jul 18 2014]
Oakland: Boing Boing and Noise Pop vinyl event ... [Published Boing Boing - Jul 16 2014]
iWayAfrica partners SevenC Computing [Published Telecompaper - Jul 15 2014]
Google is the 'judge and jury' in the right to ... [Published Telegraph - Jul 15 2014]
Chapter 11 of David Graeber's "Debt": Smackdown... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Jul 13 2014]
Chapter 11 of David Graeber's "Debt": Smackdown... [Published Brad DeLong - Jul 13 2014]
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North Korea set to ban all foreign tours on Ebo... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Oct 23 2014]
PYONGYANG, North Korea — North Korea has stepped up measures to prevent the spread of the Ebola virus into the reclusive country, state media reported Thursday, while a travel agent that specializes in North Korean tours said it has been informed that ...
World’s strangest road-trip: Two reporters emba... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Oct 23 2014]
LAKE CHON, North Korea — The Kaema Plateau, the “Roof of Korea,” is a stunning, forest-covered highland nestled in such treacherous mountains that it was never taken by the Allies during the Korean War. It’s now a truck stop. As we squatted beside our ...
Government Has Nightmarish Products in Developm... [Published Right Wing News blog - Oct 16 2014]
Not even Winston Smith was asked to put up with this: The federal government is spending more than $2 million to develop wearable insoles and buttons that can track a ...
Jonathan Kay: A shocking exposé of the power be... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Oct 14 2014]
The great dystopian science fiction novels of the 20th Century were written from the perspective of elite totalitarian functionaries who become hunted victims of the regimes they once loyally served: Rubashov, the ageing Marxist of Arthur Koestler’s ...
Keep the surveillers at bay with Orwell-inspire... [Published Engadget Mobile - Sep 04 2014]
If you've read George Orwell's 1984, you know of Big Brother's constant surveillance tactics . Taking inspiration from the book, and in response to present-day tracking methods, clothing maker The Affair is looking to Kickstart the 1984 Stealth ...
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