Monthly Archives: August 2011

Architectural/ Design Competition for One-Room-Families

Architectural/ Design Competition for One-Room-Families The Prize? – satisfaction only… There have been increasing media reports that in USA, Britain and other Western so-called Developed Countries, there are increasing numbers of middle-class poor, homeless, and now whole families living in … Continue reading

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Low-cost surveying instruments for Third World

*** All Rights Reserved Alex Weir 2011 *** Zero Cost Laser Surveying Instruments using inexpensive laser pointers When I was younger, surveying instruments were expensive, bulky and required a moderate level of expertise to use. Laser pointers are available in … Continue reading

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Immediate and Future Action on cd3wd and cd3wd for schools

*** All Rights Reserved Alexander Weir 2011 *** Immediate and Future Action Plan for cd3wd and cd3wd-for-schools Alex Weir, 22-26 August 2011 Executive Summary New material available to cd3wd plus new techniques of mastering that material to dvd and USB … Continue reading

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Crisis in British Education brings Opportunity

Crisis in British Education brings Opportunity The current debate in and about British Education is not thinking logically and certainly not out-of-the-box. The education system is and has been: – Designed to keep the upper classes on the top, and … Continue reading

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Three and a Half Economists

Three and a Half Economists Over the last few weeks until today 18 August 2011, several noted economists and financiers have been proposing ideas.  Three of these guys stand out: 1.  Nouriel Roubini was basically arguing against short-term austerity and … Continue reading

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Politics as Poetry 2011.08.18

@bhookh_com hunger is #1 cause of death in india http://trc1.emv2.com/HS?a=ENX7CqgRK9Is8SA9MKLf8F3nGHxKCMt5YfcStGb5lw8W0bBhOG5mpqVsje_HxHDbxlOA – bill gates #bmgf program against #malaria will fail. They are the most Useless among the #Useless! #uk 20% #unemployment16-24 age group.  #cameron & #clegg ask me how since your … Continue reading

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Scandal of underused high quality free resources for third world education

Brilliant, Rich and Underused – Scandal of Resources for Third World Education I had the opportunity finally to sample 2 tremendous projects this morning: 1.  Wikipedia for Schools – a free public domain encyclopedia which is up-to-date, brilliantly presented, has … Continue reading

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