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The internet is a better teacher than a school – here’s some reasons why.

Today is GCSE exam results day here in the UK, when teenagers across the country will be nervously open envelopes to learn how they did – after spending the past couple of years putting in all that effort. Here’s the thing though: School’s a bit of a boring way to learn. So here’s some hi-tech suggestions on how you can …

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James O'MalleyThe internet is a better teacher than a school – here’s some reasons why.
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Wikipedia starts accepting Bitcoin donations

That’s right – there’s now something else you can spend your magic beans on! I guess trading your cow for them doesn’t seem so stupid after all, now that you can support such a worthy project. According to the Coinbase Blog the company is helping the online encyclopaedia handle payments – with all payments converted to US Dollars as soon …

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James O'MalleyWikipedia starts accepting Bitcoin donations

Jimmy Wales says he'd go "ballistic" if NSA tried to gain backdoor into his new mobile operator

Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales has told TechDigest that he will go "ballistic" if the NSA try to gain backdoor access into The People's Operator, the new mobile phone network that it has just been announced Wales will become co-chair of….

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James O'MalleyJimmy Wales says he'd go "ballistic" if NSA tried to gain backdoor into his new mobile operator

Top 20 Best Free Kindle Fire HD Apps – Temple Run 2, Pinterest and more!

Amazon's Kindle Fire HD is one of the best value 7-inch tablets on the market. Kicking off at £159 for the 16GB version, it's got a vibrant 1280×800 resolution screen and a bag-sized form-factor that make it a great on-the-go…

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Gerald LynchTop 20 Best Free Kindle Fire HD Apps – Temple Run 2, Pinterest and more!

Wikipedia founder calls for meeting with Home Secretary following streaming student's extradition to the US

Jimmy Wales, founder of online crowd-soured encyclopaedia Wikipedia, has called for a meeting with Home Secretary Theresa May following the extradition of a British student to the US on the grounds that he facilitated piracy. Richard O'Dwyer faces ten years…

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Gerald LynchWikipedia founder calls for meeting with Home Secretary following streaming student's extradition to the US

SOPA and PIPA: What the bills mean for the Internet, pirates, Hollywood and YOU

Tried to get onto Wikipedia today? If you're from an English-speaking nation, then you were probably presented with the image above, and not the free source of community-built knowledge that the web encyclopedia is known for. And it's going to…

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Gerald LynchSOPA and PIPA: What the bills mean for the Internet, pirates, Hollywood and YOU