Art isn’t dead: A defense of Instagram

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Soon writers will be the only artists

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Delia Derbyshire didn’t use Garageband. Mario Testino doesn’t rely on Instagram. Can you really call yourself an artist if you’re reliant on machines to produce your art? TTI investigates…

Booze

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We all like a drink, but at what price? If the government introduces a minimum price on alcohol, who will really lose out? One drinker shares his opinion over a bottle (or two) of red.

Is beauty subjective or objective?

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Is beauty objective? Can art be reduced to an equation? If it can, could we ever create a computer capable of having good (or bad) taste? So long as beauty remains subjective, it remains in the eye of the beholder.

Bitcoin – A digital tax rebellion through technology?

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For almost three thousand years, money has been minted, controlled, and regulated by the state. If we take money out of the hands of governments and central banks, will it prompt a revolution? Will global capitalism fall, or rise?

Hollywood’s love affair with Philip K Dick

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Was it his prolific, speed-induced output, or the craziness of his ideas? Or was it because at heart Dick was a moralist. Either way, Hollywood loves him. Why?

Superinjunctions

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TTI’s staff writer Chad offers some forthright opinions about superinjunctions and the ability of the rich and powerful to pervert our justice system. One rule for them, another rule for us?

A simple, free-market solution to the banking problem

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Banks aren’t popular. In fact, these days, they’re giving estate agents, property developers and other assorted vermin a run for their money. But I’m not talking about the billion pound […]

Dinner Parties

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(Or how I learned to stop worrying and love unpasteurised cheese) I’m guessing you’ve seen the old drawing about the two paths a girl’s life can take –either virtue or […]

Why The Burlesque Show is over

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Well, folks, the inevitable has finally happened: the Neo-Burlesque Movement is now fully mainstream.  This initially underground movement started in the early 1990’s with the founding of Dixie Evans’ Miss […]

Student Tuition Fees Protest – What a bunch of wasters

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Students. Fucking hate them. Lazy, self-righteous, pot-smoking cunts. I should know. I used to be one. And thanks to the previous government’s outrageous policy of keeping everyone in higher education […]