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Election Overload :: Politics v Statesmanship

Posted 18 April 2017

“The difference between a politician and a statesperson,” remarked James Freeman Clarke, “Is that a politician thinks of the next election while a statesman thinks of the next generation.”

Today, British Prime Minister Theresa May announced a snap general election to be held on June 8 of this year. From today, that effectively sentences the British public to seven more weeks of droning political debate, hyperbole and misdirection.

Mrs. May is either being very brave or remarkably reckless. Her character to date... Click for more

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Winning Friends

24 April 2017

The Beatles wrote their song ?Eleanor Rigby' back in the 60s, but they could have been writing about people today. Especially the chorus: ?All the lonely people, where do they all come from? All the lonely people, where do they all belong?' It's ironic that in the so-called age of communication so many people are struggling with intense feelings of loneliness and alienation. If you're a... 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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