Widening Access at #Birkbeck How and Why?

Traditionally, mature students are less well served by universities; they frequently do not receive the information and advice that they need to make an informed choice about entering higher education. You’ve probably noticed that Birkbeck’s a little bit different. Our students don’t always come to us the traditional ways via school, then college, then university … More Widening Access at #Birkbeck How and Why?

#StayingPower: The Black British Experience at the #V_and_A Museum

Last week Flock to the Crown (FTTC) went to check out the ‘Staying Power: Black British Experience’  exhibition, at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. The exhibition which began on the 16th February, showcases a collection of photographs of black culture during 1950’s-60’s. The exhibition is being funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund  and allows audiences to … More #StayingPower: The Black British Experience at the #V_and_A Museum

Nathan Drake is the nicest sociopath I ever played as

Nathan Drake of the Uncharted series is a consummate hero with a winning smile, a perfect head of hair and utter disregard for peril when his friends are in trouble. A dashing Han Solo for the gaming world, ready to fight the good fight – or ideally run away from it. Still…there’s something sinister about … More Nathan Drake is the nicest sociopath I ever played as

Part 1: The WorldPost Future of Work Conference

Spread across two days the WorldPost Future of Work conference presented a handful of the most successful leaders from forward thinking organisations, policy makers, professors and journalists. Together they discussed issues concerning the work place in a highly digital world. The talks involved a variety of panel debates from the rise of A.I., new approaches … More Part 1: The WorldPost Future of Work Conference

EX MACHINA or do you want to build an android?

Sci Fi has become simultaneous with extravagance and CGI, sprawling SFX departments and money money money. Yet sometimes the most effective and thought provoking dystopias are the simplest. In the near future, coding expert Caleb (Domhnall Gleeson) wins a company competition to meet Nathan (Oscar Isaac) the reclusive yet infamous company head at his hideaway, … More EX MACHINA or do you want to build an android?