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?
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
Ah…Fresh air. Daylight. These are the things I miss after I spend a couple of days mulling around a trade show floor with my fellow gamers. Not at Rezzed this year, though. This year the choice to use London’s Tobacco Dock venue was a solid point in the victory column. It’s far less oppressive than … More So EGX Rezzed was rather splendid
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
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
It’s the new digital age and we don’t depend on newsagents to give us our daily scoop anymore, or the kid on the bike who threw us the daily broadsheet. Nope! Now we depend on online articles, viral marketing and ubiquitous social media. The meaning of journalism has changed ever since noise went digital. As … More Writing for the Internet
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?