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My name is Ben O’Steen and I am a Feynman Fanboy.

August 29, 2011

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And I am okay with that. He is simply the most brilliant researcher and the clearest, most entertaining educator I can think of. He had a huge effect on me as I grew up, and I would say I can only underestimate the impact he had on me. If you didn’t know of him before, […]

Tinkering, Play, Eric Schmidt and the UK ICT syllabus.

August 28, 2011

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“WHEN I WAS A NIPPER, HAVING A MOUSE IN THE COMPUTER ROOM MEANT IT WAS TIME TO CALL IN PEST-CONTROL….” For many months, if not years, I have felt like an old codger. Yes, form-filling fills me with dread becuase the tick I place for my age-range has moved down more notches than I am […]