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The Relentless March of the Microchips

Posted 25 July 2017

Will robots take our jobs? It’s a question I’m often asked in my travels as a speaker and media commentator.

Will humanity cease to be the master of its own destiny? Will we become, as some noted scientists and technologists have suggested, a species surpassed and then subjugated by its own machinery?

It is axiomatic that all technology is amoral. We are not a product of the technologies we devise; we are a product of how we choose to utilise those tools.... Click for more

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Your Work Should Not Be Your Life

23 February 2018

According to the Bible, your work should never become your life. The modern cult of celebrity is built on half truths. All people know about celebrities is what they see of them when they are functioning in the area of the greatest gift. We all have special gifts, things that we excel in. Imagine other people only ever saw you when you were doing... Click for more

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3 Big Techs You Need To Know

The Technologies You & Your Organisation Can't Afford to Ignore

If you were a school teacher grading the performance of some of the most promising technologies of 2015, you’d have to mark an ‘unsatisfactory’ beside some very big players.

One year ago, augmented reality was expected to emerge near the top of the class for the year ahead. It failed miserably. You can pick up Google Glass, or any of its derivatives, for a song on eBay.

In short, this was because few people felt any emotional connection... Click for more

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Austerity - Are Governments Getting it Wrong?

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On a Sunday when up to 80,000 people are expected to march through Manchester, calling for an end to cuts, social futurist Mal Fletcher discussed these issues with BBC Manchester's Mike Shaft.


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