MY BBC PODCAST SERIES - THE WORLD ACCORDING TO SEARCH
GOOGLE RECORDS 5.6 BILLION online searches per day — and behind each one is a story. Google knows what you are thinking, feeling, and worrying about, every second of every day — and the data that’s collected spans the globe, from whole countries to tiny villages.Thanks to search, the global consciousness has now been digitised.In this podcast series for the BBC World Service I’ll be travelling across the globe in pursuit of the most popular, weird and wonderful internet searches, and the fascinating stories behind them.
My Terrifying, Shocking, Humiliating, Amazing Adventures In Online Dating
Author Ben Arogundade recounts his journey as an online dater, during which time he was stood up, verbally abused, propositioned for sex and asked to be a father to an unborn child. Along the way he offers singles the secrets and best practices they need to know to boost the quality of their matches, and presents the latest strategies, research-based guidelines and innovations to take their online profiles to new levels of excellence. Get it now at Amazon, £9.99/$12.99.
New Portrait Painting by Malgosia Stepnik
This new portrait of Ben Arogundade was painted by renowned Polish-born artist Malgosia Stepnik. Her uniquely vibrant and colourful style, which she describes as an “energy explosion” was meticulously applied to a photograph of Arogundade’s face. Discover more about Stepnik’s work here.