Editorials

Arts Education: How Will the Proposed Cuts Impact Working Class Students?

The UK government has recently proposed a 50% cut to funding for arts education courses at higher level. This could mean that young people looking to go into degrees such as fine art, music and performing arts may find opportunities at university and beyond slashed.  The proposal, laid out in a letter to the Office …

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Businesses Have No Idea What They Want From Tech… And They’re OK if You Say That!

I hate to break it to you. Most businesses have no idea what they want from tech. In fact, most business owners start laughing at this point. Because when they employ an expert of some sort, they assume that the expert will be able to tell them what they need. It’s not an unreasonable assumption. …

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Creativity in Your Pocket: The Power of Smartphone Photography

Throughout a succession of lockdowns, many people have found their options for entertainment beyond the home becoming somewhat limited. Like many folks in these exceptional times, I turned to hobbies as a means of filling the time – cycling, and smartphone photography.  I had already been cycling for a couple of months when the pandemic …

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