Adrian Tate

Never teach Microsoft Word in schools again, please!

This week the UK announced that it will scrap its failing IT education program. In a speech, the education secretary will say the existing curriculum in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has left children “bored out of their minds being taught how to use Word and Excel by bored teachers”. Instead he will, in effect, […]

Agnostic? or Apatheist…

Religion is not a topic that is acceptable at most bars and dinner tables, but when it does arrive it is very common to hear people describe themselves as “Agnostic”. Of course I am deeply interested in Agnosticism, in both its historical / philosophical sense and in this more popular usage, and especially in terms […]