Hungary, Israel, India – are we all going to end up a people of QR-code scanning, ultra-monitored insects under the thumb of the most powerful? Will corruption have to become the norm as ’emergency measures’ remain in place after decades of resolution, as with the post-terrorism measures still in place in the USA? Isaac Bettridge evaluates the situation that the world is facing but looking past, as the focus rests on the pandemic.
When taken at face value, childhood game ‘Simon Says’ is a simple concept where one player, titled ‘Simon’ aims to deceive other players into floundering out of the game by failing to follow his commands correctly. Simon’s aim is to dupe players by performing commands that have not been preceded by the phrase ‘Simon Says’. […]