Lou Reynolds

Freelance writer

I'm a London-based, native English-speaking trained journalist and creative writer with over ten years experience of creating content for print and online.

In my writing I mostly focus on new and future technology, including artificial intelligence, machine learning and big data, and I am currently working on a dystopian novel in my spare time.

I am proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator) and Microsoft Office products.

BAE secretly sold mass surveillance technology to 'many repressive governments'

Britain's biggest arms manufacturer BAE secretly sold mass surveillance technology to six Middle Eastern governments repeatedly condemned for repressing their citizens, according to documents seen by the BBC BAE bought the surveillance system 'Evident' from a small Danish company called ETI in 2011 after it was used to crackdown on opponents of Tunisian President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali, who was ousted by the first uprising of the Arab Spring that same year.

Mary Jane is sexy: Stanford study reveals stoners have 20 per cent more sex

Researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine have discovered heterosexual people who smoked weed every day had sex 20 per cent more often than those who abstained. The first ever population-level study of sex and marijuana use in the United States examined data from the National Survey of Family Growth, a regular survey sponsored by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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UK Government's zero-tolerance drugs policy is proving deadly

Medical experts denounce policy's "false claims and empty promises" and doctors join call for decriminalisation of drugs - but is the Government capable of listening? Deaths caused by drugs in the United Kingdom have reached a record high. Nearly one in three fatal drug overdoses in Europe is recorded in the UK.

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