Do Androids Dream of Ethical Treatment?

The ethical and sociological implications of the sex robot business

[cw: mentions of rape]

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Political Russian Roulette

Oh boy, more politics! We’ve got a great choice of candidates this year, not a two-faced, slimy, tax-avoiding runt in the bunch – no sir! In case you’re still reeling from the last hundred elections we’ve gone through in the past 4 years and don’t have time to do research this time round, here is a helpful guide for everything you need to know about your potential prime ministers.

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Film Review: Colossal

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You know that feeling when your personal issues manifest into a giant monster that terrorises an entire city? No? Well, Anne Hathaway’s character in Colossal sure does. A film which sees director Nacho Vigalondo create an enticing premise which allows this film to stand out from the tiresome remakes or repetitive clichés flooding the market.

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Adventures of Quirky Girl and Sadboy

500 Days of Bullshit

Mythical creatures are not real. It’s kind of in the name. Unicorns, fairies, Nessie, a Milo fan who isn’t a wanker – none of these things exist. Yet, despite this blatantly obvious fact, some people are still confused, convinced of their existence. One such mythical being that seem to mystifying poor little confuddled writers is the magical Manic Pixie Dream Girl (MPDG). What is she? She is perky, she is happy, she is the breath of fresh air to revitalise your dusty, crummy sad little existence, and the plus side is she is more than happy to be your emotional crutch. And who was this seemingly perfect being crafted for? The self-absorbed Sadboy who apparently can’t even tie his own shoe laces without a helping hand.

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A Greener Google

Google May Power More Sustainable Energy Advancements

Google will reach their “landmark moment” in 2017 by purchasing 100% of power for their data centres and offices through renewable energy sources. Increasing from their 44% purchases last year, they now represent the leading corporation for renewable energy usage. Google’s power dependency is growing as they too expand, meaning this step in renewable energy consumption is an important advancement.

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