Mark Thompson

Governments to Crack down on Cryptocurrency and Social Media

2017 finished with cryptocurrency and social media ruling the roost. But, in the spirit of "new year, new me," governments all over the world are cracking down.    The new year is upon us and, with it, fears abound of challenges yet to face. On the digital drama front, 2017 finished strong, much in the same manner that Vesuvius redecorates. Considering ... Read the full article
Mark Thompson

Mark Thompson lives in regional NSW working by day in an accounting firm, and by night lives and breathes being a food and wine snob. He hopes to one day be a food critic or at the very least, meet Maggie Beer.

2017 Year in Review: Top 10 Articles from The Big Smoke America

2017 was quite a year. The Big Smoke America is now two years old and has published nearly 1,000 articles and essays. Here are the Top 10 from 2017.

Extremist Movie Debate: War Machine

In Extremist Movie Debate, a coin flip decides who loves it and who hates it. They then debate it on the fly. This episode? War Machine