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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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God At The Centre

19 September 2017

The Psalmist had a way with words. The Hebrew word that is translated as 'seated' here actually means to settle comfortably into something. Think of yourself sinking into that favourite recliner chair at home. That's how God responds to loving praise. The Japanese have a great understanding of this. Traditionally, the Japanese emperor would be carried through the streets as his adoring people bowed to him.... 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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