Friday post: Beyond the idea of free schools…

Fascinating 4 minute Ted presentation from Dave Eggers from McSweeneys, aka the Pirate Supplies Shop, aka a tutorial centre… There’s now 826 centres across the world manned by volunteers… The nearest one we know of, is Fighting Words in Dublin… Adults just giving lots of face time to kids who need it

Mick is founding editor of Slugger. He has written papers on the impacts of the Internet on politics and the wider media and is a regular guest and speaking events across Ireland, the UK and Europe. Twitter: @MickFealty