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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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Idols Reduce You!

22 February 2018

In a world that is crazy about fame and celebrity, it does us good to remember what the Bible teaches: that only God deserves to be worshipped. A few years back, MTV asked a young woman who claimed to be Madonna's number one fan this question: 'what does it mean to be a real fan of someone?' The reply was startling: 'it means that you are... 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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