Alice in Dataland – an original story for Education Guardian by Michael Rosen

Alice in Dataland pursued by the ‘Fonix’. Illustration: Steve Fricker An exciting discovery at Christ Church, Oxford University, has revealed hitherto unseen pages from what appears to be a draft for a third Alice novel following Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Alice Through the Looking-Glass. Underneath the floorboards in the […]

OnePlus 5 May Have a Bug That Could Prevent You From Making an Emergency Call

If some users’ complaints are to believed, the newly launched OnePlus smartphone may have a bug that reboots the phone when an emergency number is dialled. The issue was first discovered by analyst Nick Morrelli, who chanced upon it when attempting to connect to the police by dialling 911 using his OnePlus 5, […]

Bengal MP is suspended for ‘lavish lifestyle’, leading to the question: Who is an ideal communist?

On June 2, the Communist Party of India (Marxist) suspended Rajya Sabha MP Ritabrata Banerjee for three months. Apparently, his “lavish lifestyle” and activities violated the party’s constitution on more counts than one. The party has received “scores” of complaints against the MP from West Bengal. According to the party’s […]

CBSE 10th result : 8.8 CGPA is sweet for Beatles fan with special needs who wants to be an entrepreneur

Mumbai’s Gopi Birla Memorial School has a diehard Beatles fan in Shreyansh Jain, a student with special needs and limited mobility. A “little afraid of maths,” Jain’s CGPA of 8.8 in CBSE’s Class 10 Board is specially sweet because he missed three months of studies at the beginning of the […]

An act that Labour must repeal to save higher education

Students and academics demonstrate against tuition fees and cuts in central London in November, 2016. ‘Higher education fees have been catastrophic for social mobility’. Photograph: Alamy Stock Photo We commend the Labour party for calling for the end of the current £9,000 student tuition fee-and-loans regime for higher and further […]