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Mobile Phone Outages Will Threaten Health

Posted 10 December 2018

When mobile phone platforms like O2 go down, as happened in the UK late last week, millions of people are affected. This serves as a reminder of just how much we rely on our phones.

An OfCom report earlier this year found that on average we use our phones for up to three hours a day - depending on our age.

We’re actually making far fewer phone calls, prefering to use our phones for messaging, media and other apps. 

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Surrendering Control

11 December 2018

Did you ever ask yourself the question: 'Why did God put that tree in the Garden of Eden?' I mean, why do it when he foresaw the trouble it could cause? Actually, this whole episode is about a whole lot more than Adam and Eve eating forbidden fruit. Fundamentally, it's about control. In the garden, God was offering humankind the joy of responsibility without the burden... 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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How true that we live in a disconnected society! Our Facebook friends are more likely to share our innermost thoughts than are our neighbours.
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Hi there. I watched your EDGES programme today about fear. It was very interesting and was, I thought, presented in a very intelligent way.
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