Good news for computer science teachers?

The chancellor, in between cough sweet and The Grand Tour jokes in parliament mentioned that there would be a tripling of trained computer science teachers to 12,000.   While it is good to see this increase in prestige and focus for both Computer Science and...
How the iPhone X changed marketing

How the iPhone X changed marketing

The iPhone X launched last Friday for the incredible price of £999 in the UK, and that is before you take into account a case, calls or Apple’s AppleCare + insurance. Apple are an amazing company and make large margins with their iPhone. Can they make such an...
Who will police the police?

Who will police the police?

A minister is apparently asking teachers at Universities for lists of lecturers who are teaching about Brexit  (source: here). Perhaps the comparisons to 1984 and McCarthyism are overblown (although the principle that this Government may be benign, but the idea that...

When is free not actually free

What does free mean? When people use the NHS, a service free at the point of delivery they may believe they are truly getting a free service. However this is demonstrably not true; the NHS is funded by taxpayers and the payment is indirect. When resources are given...