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Dan Wilson

Author, writer, editor.

Location icon United Kingdom

Old Etonian Association Review 2020
The Unemployed at Eton 1908

(This article was originally published in the OEA Review 2020.) A speech from an anti-poverty campaigner at Eton and the sum of £7 10s caused a flurry of combative correspondence in the Eton College Chronicle, and the national press, in 1908.

Platform Leaders
Trust for Platform Governance * Platform Leaders

Trust is at the heart of platform businesses. Participants need to trust the concept of the platform, the platform itself and each other to successfully transact. Platform Governance principles need to be designed accordingly. How can platforms best embed trust frameworks in their operations?

ZigZag Global
Reusable is the new recycling for eCommerce packaging - ZigZag Global

In February 2020 the richest person in the world, Jeff Bezos, pledged $10 billion of his Amazon fortune to fighting the climate emergency with the foundation of his Bezos Earth Fund initiative. This enormous donation didn't attract universal praise.

Good Housekeeping
How to avoid buyer fraud on eBay UK

Over 18 million Brits log in to use eBay every single month with the hope of bagging a bargain or putting something up for sale. eBay is a great way to make some much needed extra cash but it can also be a headache if your transaction goes wrong.

Nine things the kids of today will never understand about Britpop

I was 16 in 1994 at the high-watermark of Britpop. Oasis released their first album Definitely Maybe. Blur gave us Parklife. The fizzing cauldron of Britpop bubbled over and it was the most exciting musical movement in the UK for a decade. That's why the BBC has been marking the 20th anniversary this past week.

Doctor Who: The best (and worst) multi-doctor episodes

At Comic Con in San Diego this weekend there will be plenty of chatter about the upcoming Doctor Who 50th birthday episode starring Matt Smith and David Tennant alongside John Hurt. Matt, showrunner Steven Moffat and others will be fielding questions on the much anticipated Doctor Who panel on Sunday and doubtless trying to give nothing away about the multi-Doctor special.

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