The contagious madness of the new PC

Most of us probably  think of ourselves as intelligent,educated, and well able to converse with others of our species. As human beings we start communicating whilst still in the womb, we learn to speak in early childhood, and the process and the learning continues....

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God Bless Jeremy Hardy

Now that the dust has settled after the election,   it’s time for a little levity.           One of the comedy jewels in the BBC crown has to be The News  Quiz on Radio 4 on Fridays - chaired by the diminutive Dane Sandi Toksvig - razor sharp...

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Should Ed have read?

You've got to feel for Ed Miliband. His speech at the Labour Party conference was one of the most important in his life. He had to galvanise his party and his activists, he had to put water 'twixt him and the Tories, he need to look like a Prime Minister in waiting....

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Persuasion

Most of us aspire to being persuasive, to be able to influence with integrity, to pitch and present in a way that is not only natural yet also ethical and effective....

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Successful Presentation

Oodles of articles  and multiple books have been written about making successful presentations. I’m guilty of  writing a couple of books on it myself. And when you read some of them, you...

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THE XBOX – and you.

I caught a snippet of a news item on the Today programme last week. Microsoft have just launched their latest Xbox to huge excitement all round. And here's the "killer" statistic. Microsoft have 335 servers to support it. And their combined processing power is greater...

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