Ollie McAninch

Ollie McAninch

Ollie McAninch is a former public and private sector economist turned digital media pioneer. After working in the media for over a decade, he helped develop The London Economic to promote independent investigative journalism.

When he isn't contributing articles, Ollie spends the bulk of his time looking after animals, pressing apples and planting trees.

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Gabby Logan awards Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Campaigners

Cystic Fibrosis is an incurable and degenerative disease with a very unpredictable life-expectancy. However, people with Cystic Fibrosis are now living for longer because of advancements in treatment, largely made possible thanks to awareness and fund-raising work from some very special volunteers. The Cystic Fibrosis Holiday Fund’s third annual reception...

Revolutionising the Future of Thailand’s Agriculture

Revolutionising the Future of Thailand’s Agriculture

In the coming years, smart farming is projected to create a massive impact on the agricultural economy by bridging the gap between small and large-scale businesses. The trend is not only pertinent in developed countries — developing countries have also realized its immense importance as well. Wide-scale deployments of smartphones...

Are VPNs really private?

Encryption software to try in 2019

Encryption software is software that encrypts and decrypts data. It uses cryptography to prevent third parties from accessing information. Since there is a lot of securities issues around the digital space, cryptography has been adopted primarily to protect digital information on different devices and the information sent to other devices...

The secret behind the buttercup’s shiny petals has been discovered

How to manage contact lenses in changing weather

Contact lenses in different weather can be quite challenging to adapt to. For instance, if you have allergies, you must avoid wearing contacts completely during flu season to prevent an infection from occurring. Due to your pre-existing allergies, you are already prone to red, itchy eyes and wearing lenses at...

Office chores taking priority over GDPR

UK workers more likely to be given a ticking off over office chores than GDPR, according to new poll GDPR is back in the headlines after Facebook landed themselves in hot water following a data hack last month, which leads to the question are companies taking GDPR seriously? Well, according to...

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