National news media? Yeah, right.

So, today the (allegedly) British media goes into its annual frenzy of exam-results celebration, in predictable style. First we have the pretty girls celebrating. Tomorrow, inevitably, it’ll be all about how A-levels have been dumbed down But that’s…

Ways to Warm to Wikipedia

The good Doctor Tinworth, my wife Lorna, has told me many times how Wikipedia is becoming a battleground in universities, particularly in the sciences. More and more students are handing in papers which cite only Wikipedia as a source. Anyone…

Those Who Can, Do AND Teach

Teaching dedication takes on a whole new meaning at Fraser’s school: Last night, I wrote an application which I imaginatively call KidBrowser. … Basically, it’s an ultra-simple web browser for our Primary 1 children (age 5-6). It has a…