Digital Literacy

You might remember back in March of this year, there was alot of chatter surrounding digital literacy in the media and general press. HL Paper 130, published on the 21st March 2017 called for digital literacy to be included in the curriculums of British schools, alongside reading, writing and mathematics. The report, "Growing up with... Continue Reading →

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Book review: The Number Mysteries

This book comes with the offer of a million dollars. Well, sort of. Each chapter of Marcus Du Sautoy's book reveals a mathematical mystery. Mathematical mysteries, all of which come with a cash prize from Mr. Landon Clay when solved. Du Sautoy discusses the real-life application of mathematics throughout, relating big mathematical themes back to... Continue Reading →

What is Information science?

I'm asked this regularly. Working in a data environment, as I do, colleagues are often quick to lug Information science in with Data science, or assume these terms are interchangeable. Though often complementary to Data science, Information science is a specialism entirely of itself. Once a discipline primarily concerned with Archiving, Records Management and Libraries,... Continue Reading →

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