The Dump: Stuff I found & thought worthy of saving

History & TOK teaching, running, golf, politics, junk

Shared Knowledge / Language

Wittgenstein’s Lion

Even if a lion could speak, we couldn’t understand it. If we don’t have the background knowledge, then words can be known but meaningless (eg two gamers talking about World of Warcraft)


‘China’s Web Junkies’ – argumentative writing example video

Fall of Singapore


‘Safe Harbour’

On a fishing holiday, some Aussies find a boat load of asylum seekers. Towing the boat, it disappears overnight. Then one of them gets into a cab five years later, and the driver recognises him…

Bible resources – short videos

Legalities on driverless cars

Issues arising from the first fatality from a driverless car (automated vehicle / “AV”)

And what of the ethics….?

Inside the remaking of Mitchell Marsh

Inside the remaking of Mitchell Marsh
via ESPNCricinfo app

Particularly about switching on and off.

Setting up online business

Thinking time is important

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An interesting story of a DNA test that uncovered a family’s unknown history – and how many more like this will be uncovered?

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