[OT] Mediocre Britain

Keith Clarke keith.clarke at clarkeandclarke.co.uk
Mon Aug 29 16:32:34 EDT 2011

I wonder if there is any opportunity to apply the obvious intelligence within the LiveCode community (and LiveCode technologies) to help analyse and/or resolve some of these wicked problems facing society - where there is no magic bullet and the 'best' answer is always the least of all evils. 


Anyone interested in how technology is being applied to wicked problems, IBIS and the background information on Compendium provide some interesting starting points compendium.open.ac.uk/institute/


On 29 Aug 2011, at 21:04, Maarten Koopmans <maarten.koopmans at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sunday, August 28, 2011, Petrides, M.D. Marian <mpetrides at earthlink.net>
> wrote:
>> Hmmm... sounds suspiciously like "No Child Left Behind" here in the
> States. The sad thing on our side of the pond is that NCLB worked so well
> (NOT!) that they have decided to apply its principles to graduate medical
> education.  The scary thing is that we Boomers will be the recipients of
> this wonderful brand of medical care. <--- (dripping with sarcasm, if you
> couldn't already tell)
> Otoh, you get the results of the regulations your generation made ;-)

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