Saturday, July 27, 2013

Here comes Instagram

IT'S a truism that Facebook is the many-headed frenemy, the great underminer.

Sunday, July 14, 2013

Down with meritocracy

The man who coined the word four decades ago wishes Tony Blair would stop using it
  • The Guardian

I have been sadly disappointed by my 1958 book, The Rise of the Meritocracy. I coined a word which has gone into general circulation, especially in the United States, and most recently found a prominent place in the speeches of Mr Blair.