gallimaufry

(A miscellany of things that interest me)

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STOP PRESS:
“We’ve added 12.5% to your bill. You don’t mind, do you?”

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Buying a new car
Buying a new car should be a fairly simple affair. There’s so much choice that you just have to find the best deal. But these days there’s more to it than that. ADAS technologies have entered the mix.

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exam

Education really needs an upgrade”
Education systems across the world consist of content-rich curricula which are “delivered” to children who are sorted by age and tested regularly. It's a system was well suited to the industrial economy we grew up in . . . but it’s now out of date.

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future exit

Can You Foresee the Future?
We live in an information economy. But the world has altered beyond belief. How did it change? Did anyone see it coming? And can past events help us to foresee what is to come?

This compelling section will fascinate you

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antibiotics

The end of Antibiotics?
For the past seventy years we’ve been able to treat infections with antibiotics - but it’s coming to an end. Soon, a minor scratch could be fatal - if you’re unlucky. What will the world be like without antibiotics?

Read this compulsive article to find out

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immigrant1

One Illegal Immigrant
We see them on the television, surrounding vehicles and trains in their attempts to gain entry to Britain. The newspapers stir up fear and anxiety in the British people. But have you ever met one of the young people who risk their lives in this way. We did, in 2015.

What did we do?

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INTERNET SAFETY
Our children use the Internet daily, They are far more comfortable in the online world than we are.
Find out about Internet Safety and the risks to young people here

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© Brian Smith 2015