Perhaps focusing on Islamic violence, wracked economy, and something a little more meaningful is in order.
According to a recent study children in private schools fare no better than students in public schools once the more privileged backgrounds of private school students are taken into account.
Woolworths marked the approaching centenary of the disastrous Gallipoli campaign of 1915 with the image shown below and has suffered a backlash on social media by those who think the company is guilty of tasteless self promotion because of the inclusion of words that play on their corporate slogan "the fresh food people" and the presence of their corporate logo.
ANZAC Day can be confusing for visitors to Australia. It commemorates Australia and New Zealand's greatest military defeat of World War I. On the one side, there is a celebration of the bravery and sacrifice of volunteer soldiers (Australia had no conscripts in World War I, though New Zealand did), and on the other there is recognition of the horror of war, the brutality of the military leadership of the time, and the tragic naivety of the volunteers hoping to find adventure in a foreign war.
Lest we forget the horror of war.
Apple, Google and Microsoft recently stared down an Australian Senate tax inquiry. Government tax revenues are in a hole thanks in part to declining profits from Australia's big miners, so any potential tax evaders, large and small, including some mining companies who are suspected of shifting profits off-shore, are fair game. Unfortunately, it seems that little guys make easier targets. (There's always political mileage in targeting welfare too.)
Guess we'd better not get too ambitious on this year's tax return.
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Matt Wage, a prize winning student at Princeton, turned down an offer from Oxford because he could make more money on Wall Street. So? He did it because he felt he could do more good by earning plenty of money and giving half of it away. Let's hope the idea catches on in Wall Street.
This study found that students prefer to use Google Docs for writing over other word processing programs and pen and paper, but that test results remained unaffected.
Something for you to put in your diaries Vic teachers. Melbourne's third Google for Education Summit is coming in the September school holidays.
... in a Google Spreadsheet using custom functions created with the Script Editor.
Opposition to the closure of remote, largely aboriginal, communities in WA might still achieve its goal of forcing a government backdown.
"Because of the blowback, and the government’s own lack of proper planning, it is unclear how many communities will close at the moment. The Western Australia state government is backpedalling the face of widespread opposition from Aboriginal organizations and their allies. Yet the fact that such plans could even be contemplated, speaks to a far larger problem in this country."
According to the writer of this piece from africasacountry.com, South African Sisonke Msimang, the "larger problem in this country" is racism.
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The 5 stages of climate denial are on display ahead of the IPCC report
Dana Nuccitelli: Climate contrarians appear to be running damage control in the media before the next IPCC report is published
Utter! gets a massive update with Moto X-like access to Google Now and more
Utter! is one of the best voice command/voice assistants available on Android, and it was our top pick for the app that could give you the M
Can Vogue Save Glass From The Naked-Geek-In-Shower Syndrome?
The most iconic photo of a Glass-wearer to-date is a picture of a 48-year-old man in the shower, naked save for a pair of Google's high-tech