gallimaufry

(A miscellany of things that interest me)

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STOP PRESS:
“A 12.5% service charge will be added to your bill”

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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 there’s more to it than that.

Can you supply car which meets my requirements?

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exam

Education really needs an upgrade”
Education systems worldwide consist of content-rich curricula which are "delivered" to children who are sorted by age and tested regularly.

It's a system that was created by the Victorians and was well suited to the industrial economy they lived in . . . but it’s now out of date.

                                                 Find out more

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future exit

The 21st Century is well under way
We live in an information economy. But as recently as the 1960s I was educated to get a good job for life with a pension - an idea that now seems very out of date. How did it change? Did anyone see it coming? And are there similarities with past events?

Read on . . .

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antibiotics

The end of Antibiotics?
For the past seventy years we’ve been able to treat any infection with antibiotics. But it’s coming to an end. What will the world be like without antibiotics?

Read this compulsive article to find out

We owe it to our children.

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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