6 Feeds in Publications

Gary Lineker and Danny Baker talk goals, gags and Gazza – podcasts of the week

The Guardian (Technology & Internet) - November 08, 2018 3540

Football podcast Lineker and Baker: Behind Closed Doors offers ‘a romp through life in the English game’, while a new series remembers the Ruby Ridge siege

Remember Missing Richard Simmons, the hugely popular if highly criticised series about the former celebrity exercise coach? Its creator is returning with a new series next week. Surviving Y2K revisits the millennium bug, speaking to coders, conspiracy theorists and other individuals convinced that we were about to face a technological apocalypse on 01/01/2000.

Toshiba's failure shows private sector cannot deliver nuclear future for UK | Phillip Inman

The Guardian (Technology & Internet) - November 08, 2018 3325

As Cumbria reactor plan stalls, it is clear that huge resources are needed for such projects

If the government was keen to boost Britain’s nuclear industry, it was always clear that the private market would struggle to deliver.

The decision by Toshiba to close down its UK operations is a case in point. After the deal to build new reactors at Hinkley

Amazon's AbeBooks backs down after booksellers stage global protest

The Guardian (Technology & Internet) - November 08, 2018 3316

After almost 600 booksellers withdrew 3.5m books from the secondhand marketplace in support of countries dropped by the website, it apologises for a ‘bad decision’

An “extraordinary and unprecedented” global protest from antiquarian booksellers has forced the Amazon-owned secondhand marketplace AbeBooks to backtrack on its decision to pull out of several countries.

Related: Booksellers unite in protest as Amazon's AbeBooks withdraws from several countries

Why Aren’t Schools Using the Apps They Pay For?

EdSurge - November 08, 2018 3290

More Why Aren’t Schools Using the Apps They Pay For? By     Nov 8, 2018 With thousands of education apps available today, it can seem like students' success is in the palm of their hands. But easy to forget is that technology is not in itself a solution. For it to work as intended, it must be paired with other critical elements: professional development for teachers, thoughtful implementation and consistent engagement. A new that analyzes 1.48 million hours of technology usage by 390,000 students across 48 U.