Speaking at the MacTaggart Lecture at the Edinburgh International Television Festival, Google Chief Eric Schmidt has said education in Britain is holding back the country’s chances of success in the digital economy and I am finding it very difficult to disagree with him.
To put the post into perspective firstly I’d like to give you a quick snapshot of why a particular story took my interest.
I’ve just recently graduated with a degree in Media, Practice and Theory. During those three years, I experienced first hand the dizzying pace of Facebook’s growth as an information sharing and communication tool. Read the rest of this entry »