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On Failure

I realise I haven’t done an introduction blog post, but I’m planning on just introducing myself and my story as we go! But if you’d like an intro post to get to know me a bit better, just let me know J… 707 more words

Science

The Formation of the Observer in "The Difference Engine": Political Upheaval and Visual Culture

In his book Techniques of the Observer: On Vision and Modernity in the Nineteenth Century, Jonathan Crary details two popular models for understanding the change in vision and visuality over the course of the mid- to late-nineteenth century and the subsequent birth of modern visual culture, as we now understand it. 500 more words

Student loan repayments could be £40k more

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/11366155/Student-loans-the-real-cost-could-be-40000-more-than-official-estimates.html

The Government has severely underestimated the cost of funding a university degree with a student loan, a damning report has warned.

The analysis, compiled by RedSTART, an education arm of the consultancy firm Redington, claims…

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UK

The Hunting Ground

The makers of The Invisible War have come out with a new documentary about sexual assault on American campuses. From Variety: 

Kirby Dick’s “

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Academia

DAVOS, SWITZERLAND: A PLACE AT THE TABLE FOR LGBT RIGHTS

For what it’s worth, gay rights in the workplace has become an agenda issue at the World Economic Forum’s annual conference in Davos, Switzerland.

Apple Computer CEO, Tim Cook, made some sensation a while back last year 2014, when he became the first CEO of a Fortune 500 company to publicly identify as gay. 443 more words