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Monthly Archives: October, 2013

Marriage Tax Allowances

Prime Minister David Cameron has announced plans for a marriage break for income taxpayers. Married couples can transfer £1,000 of their personal allowance if one spouse is a basic rate … Continue reading

October 30, 2013 · 2 Comments

Vettel the Legend

After driving to a commanding victory in the Indian Grand Prix, Sebastian Vettel won a fourth consecutive F1 World Championship. Aged 26, Vettel said he is “overwhelmed” to be only … Continue reading

October 28, 2013

Revolutionary Brand

Russell Brand has recently been the guest editor of the New Statesman, and used a Newsnight interview with Jeremy Paxman to call for a revolution. My major surprise was not … Continue reading

October 26, 2013 · 2 Comments

An Ace Attorney Retrospective

With the new Ace Attorney game available to download, I want to undertake a series retrospective. The English translation of the first game Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney was ported to … Continue reading

October 24, 2013 · 1 Comment

Wide and Shallow Reshuffles

Note: This article was written for the news section of the 21st October 2013 issue of bathimpact.  Alistair Carmichael has supplanted Michael Moore as the Secretary of State for Scotland in … Continue reading

October 23, 2013

Statistics and Lampposts III: Extrapolation Limitations

In statistics, extrapolation is the process of estimation, beyond the original data set, the value of one variable in terms of another variable’s value. Usually, the extrapolation’s quality and accuracy … Continue reading

October 14, 2013

A Link to the Past 12/10/2013

Here are a selection of interesting articles over the past month. Paul Dacre (The Guardian): Why is the left obsessed by the Daily Mail? James Delingpole (Telegraph): Gosh, what could … Continue reading

October 12, 2013