The flipped classroom is based on a simple idea.
This 'wonderfully seductive vision' has been pioneered by Sal Khan and his Khan Academy - listen to this BBC documentary
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Bitcoin is an experimental new digital currency that enables instant payments to anyone, anywhere in the world. Bitcoin uses peer-to-peer technology to operate with no central authority: managing transactions and issuing money are carried out collectively by the network. Bitcoin is also the name of the open source software which enables the use of this currency.
The bitcoin virtual currency has had a volatile 24 hours that saw values plummet, hack attacks, trading shutdowns and bitcoin-stealing malware.From the high of $260 (£169) for each bitcoin on 10 April, bitcoins are now worth less than $100 (£65) each.The main bitcoin exchange shut down for 12 hours to install hardware to help it cope with trading volumes.In addition, malicious software is emerging that seeks out and empties the virtual wallets of bitcoin owners
|Bette Davies collects Oscar for Jezebel (1938)|
|The first Apple Log shows Issac Newton but neither Charles Macintosh|
Who was Charles Macintosh?Charles Macintosh (1766-1843) showed genius at an early age:
before he was twenty resigned his clerkship to take up the manufacture of chemicals. In this he was highly successful, inventing various new processes. His experiments with one of the by-products of tar, naphtha, led to his invention of waterproof fabrics
|The waterproof coat invented by Charles Macintosh|
After dropping out of college in Portland, Jobs spent time working on an apple Orchard/Zen commune called All-One Farm. When he and Wozniak were brainstorming a name for their new startup, Wozniak recounted, "I remember I was driving Steve back from the airport. Steve was coming back from a visit to Oregon to a place he called an 'apple orchard.' Steve suggested a name—Apple Computer…. We both tried to come up with technical-sounding names that were better, but we couldn't think of any good ones. Apple was so much better, better than any other name we could think of. So Apple it was. Apple it had to be." Read more:
By 1966 the Beatles behaved as if they spoke directly to the whole world. This was not a mistake: they were at the centre of life for millions of young people in the West.The impact of this change was quickly apparent to advertisers and marketers across the world - suddenly everyone was striving to be cool, groovy and fab.....