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The Disgrace of the BBC

Inspectors from the TV Licensing Agency patrol neighborhoods using wireless detectors to attempt to pick up the “local oscillator” signal from a television in use. Anyone caught using a TV without a license is subject to a fine of up to $1,600. It doesn’t matter if you watch TV once a month; it doesn’t matter if you heartily disapprove of the BBC’s editorial direction (or, indeed, its existence); it doesn’t…

Apple's School Days Are Numbered

Why should my child work on a Mac in class when most people use PCs at home and in the office? I’ve heard this lament time and again in my son’s schools over the years. To listen to these parents, you’d think the schools were forcing children to use a history book that says the world is flat.|Such complaints speak loudly to Apple’s (AAPL ) fall from grace in education.…