Schools

Links for April 22nd through April 26th

by Mel Starrs on April 28, 2012

in News

These are my links for April 22nd through April 26th: Exclusive: Contractors’ PFI school payments tied to green targets | Online News | Building – "Building understands the government is now planning to ensure that under its Priority Schools Building Programme (PSBP), expected to come to market in September after a six-month delay, the government […]

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Links for June 29th through July 1st

by Mel Starrs on July 6, 2010

in News

These are my links for June 29th through July 1st: Gentrification and Its Discontents – Magazine – The Atlantic – "Zukin declares that she “resent[s] everything Starbucks represents,” which really means that her urban ideal is the cool neighborhood at the moment before the first Starbucks moves in, an ever-more-fleeting moment. Indeed, what has changed […]

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Links for March 6th through March 11th

by Mel Starrs on March 12, 2010

in News

These are my links for March 6th through March 11th: Resisting Dickensian Gloom | Planetizen – I often read stuff I don't agree with, just to keep myself in check. This article is pretty much the opposite of everything I believe. I don't even know where to start. Suffice to say, statistics can be manipulated […]

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Links for December 11th through December 17th

by Mel Starrs on December 18, 2009

in News

These are my links for December 11th through December 17th: Is global warming unstoppable? – Another nutty theory or not?: "Garrett says his study's key finding "is that accumulated economic production over the course of history has been tied to the rate of energy consumption at a global level through a constant factor." That "constant" […]

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These are my links for February 7th through February 27th: Why and how I blog « Robert Kyriakides’s Weblog – Great post from Robert explaining how he manages to blog so prolifically. Expedition’s blog » Think Up Mondays – Chris Wise et al are trying to create something useful out of the recession: "For one […]

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Engineers – a protected species – part deux

by mel starrs on February 28, 2008

in The Profession

Remember about a year ago there was an epetition floating around regarding the use of the word engineer? Because I signed up to the petition (along with 1,726 others), I received the response in my email. I’ve copied it out in full in case anyone’s too lazy to click through. Basically, they aren’t going to […]

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