The Crisis in Higher Education – Technology Review

Higher education is absurdly expensive and no longer good value for money.  Many programmes focus so much on the “lifestyle” aspects of University that they are more akin to country club resorts for the wealthy.  Online University courses are getting interesting and may help to keep costs down. MIT Technology Review reports: This fall, More...

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By Tristan Fischer On Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

History, Future. Now. Podcasts are now available

History, Future. Now. has started a series of podcasts, highlighting the most popular articles that have been commented on over the past few weeks. This is a great way to help put current events into a historical More...

By Tristan Fischer On Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

Dancing the night away while bombs exploded, then a walk in a minefield

With Syria in the news, it is worth getting a historical perspective of what was going on in 1958.  Extract from Fleeting Moments by Gordon Fischer, my father: JUNE 1958:  After I had been expelled from the More...