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#George Orwell

# george-orwell - Monday 8 June, 2020

Quiz: How well do you know George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four?
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# Quiz

Quiz: How well do you know George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four?

Jun 8th 2020, 9:30 PM 32,418 Views 61 Comments

The book was published 71 years ago today.

# george-orwell - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

Quiz: How well do you know the book 1984?
# A Sign For Our Times
# A Sign For Our Times

Quiz: How well do you know the book 1984?

Jan 25th 2017, 8:30 PM 23,924 Views 54 Comments

Sales of the book have gone way up since Trump took office.

# george-orwell - Sunday 8 September, 2013

'Lifelogging' camera with no off-button: chronicler or privacy breach?
# Memoto
# Memoto

'Lifelogging' camera with no off-button: chronicler or privacy breach?

Sep 8th 2013, 9:45 AM 8,776 Views 18 Comments

The camera takes a picture every 30 seconds, digitally recording your daily life. But why?

# george-orwell - Saturday 29 June, 2013

George Orwell warned us about more than just Big Brother
# Futurist
# Futurist

George Orwell warned us about more than just Big Brother

Jun 29th 2013, 8:30 PM 36,569 Views 39 Comments

Countryside overrun by housing developments, commercialism and greed – the 1984 author is one to re-read.

# george-orwell - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

Sales of George Orwell's '1984' up 6,000% since US surveillance scandal
# Big Brother
# Big Brother

Sales of George Orwell's '1984' up 6,000% since US surveillance scandal

Jun 12th 2013, 7:49 AM 8,856 Views 43 Comments

The disclosure of the American authorities’ surveillance programmes has led to a spike in the novel that has become synonymous with government overreach.

# george-orwell - Sunday 23 September, 2012

Video: What futuristic films promised would happen by now
# Coming Soon
# Coming Soon

Video: What futuristic films promised would happen by now

Sep 23rd 2012, 9:15 AM 7,145 Views 15 Comments

Computer tablets, Big Brother and exploding supernovas – some of these have come true…

# george-orwell - Thursday 26 January, 2012

Big brother is watching: Barton slams 'Orwellian' FA
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# This Charming Man

Big brother is watching: Barton slams 'Orwellian' FA

Jan 26th 2012, 10:51 AM 365 Views 0 Comments

QPR midfielder is warned by football chiefs not to tweet about upcoming games ‘in case that is seen as insider information’.