David Crookes is a journalist, author, exhibition curator and communications manager.
04 July 2013 02:46 PM
David Crookes' father died of mesothelioma last week. To mark Action Mesothelioma Day this Friday, he urges more action to combat the use of asbestos
02 July 2013 06:21 PM
Guns, so one line of thinking goes, do not kill people. Death usually comes when the trigger is pulled by a living being so people, therefore, kill people. It may be an over-simplified way of thinking (and one that the National Rifle Association seems to love) but could the same argument be put forward for video games? Are certain games inherently violent or do they only become bloodbaths once humans get hold of the controller?
26 June 2013 07:00 PM
But are titles any better because they are developed here, asks David Crookes?
It’s going to be difficult to sell used games for the new XBox One console. Are thrifty gamers being had?
09 June 2013 05:55 PM
Console-makers take a stand on reselling 'pre-owned' games
06 June 2013 02:03 PM
Sky spokesperson: "We have no plans to sell Xbox hardware as part of a Sky subscription"
05 June 2013 09:40 PM
Documentary crew will attempt to recover ET: The Extra-Terrestrial from the desert
05 June 2013 08:00 PM
Technology writer David Crookes reveals how to secure your technology.
14 May 2013 04:35 PM
The winner of a charity auction in which the prize was a coffee date with Apple CEO Tim Cook bid a staggering $610,000.
03 May 2013 10:56 AM
Twitter users who send inaccurate tweets and then find their lack of wisdom is going viral now have a chance to close the stable door.
30 April 2013 10:29 PM
Videogame giant Nintendo says it is becoming more difficult to satisfy consumers willing to spend money on full price games.
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
Food banks: One million Britons will soon be using them, according to Trussell Trust
BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
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