Reform High School Economics

Leaping from lily pad to lily pad* while shouting the answers to economics questions might seem too ridiculous to be true but it is, in fact, a valid teaching method for economics in the IGCSE curriculum. Not only does this and other similar exercise fail at anything other than getting students to rote memorise formulaic…

Snapchat is killing communication

Snapchat a social media platform originally created in 2011 for the sharing of unsavoury images has for reasons unknown managed to become a major social media platform in 2016 and break into the mainstream. For those who have been lucky enough not to hear about this "social" media platform before, it is, in essence, a…

Singapore Gerrymandering Problem Explained

  Among the many problems that plague Singapore's political system gerrymandering is among the least talked about. While discourse about its flaws is dominated by speech restriction and defamation laws, gerrymandering is relegated to the sidelines as a side issue. The reason for this is that gerrymandering is a global problem and isn't unique to…

The problem with futurology

The Idea of robots taking over society is age old dating back to the beginning of the 20th century, The idea that technology is going to create a permanent underclass of workers is even older dating back to the Luddite movement in the 19th century. Ideas such as this have recently made a comeback with…