Author Archives: Richard

New book – help wanted!

I’m not happy with the chapter title for money. Rest are fine. Can anyone improve on it? Below is the current chapter and some opening lines for context. Any thoughts greatfully received. 4. Money & Economy: Is invisible money tempting … Continue reading

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Go Slow Media

  Back in 2010 I wrote that “A slow thinking movement will emerge as a parallel to the Slow Food movement, with people celebrating slow reading, slow writing and other forms of paper based communication” (Future Minds p 171). I’ve … Continue reading

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Digital v Human

I thought I’d share the preface to the new book, Digital v Human. I’ll share some more in a couple of months when things are more polished. — Preface: Taming the Future The future casts a long shadow, in my … Continue reading

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Digital Versus Human

This is too good not to use in some way. I was watching Channel 4 news last night (I almost never do) and there was an interesting piece on the Innocence Project in the USA, specifically a piece about Ricky … Continue reading

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Digital V Human

Nice podcasts here from Smells Like Human Spirit on the analog vs. digital debate in music. Worth listening to Jack White, Dave Grohl and a clip on the use of Auto-Tune in the music industry (which instantly spins you into … Continue reading

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Digital v Human

I’ve decided that for the next few months this blog is going to be about the development of my next book, Digital v Human (with some exceptions). First I’ll start by adding a few things I’ve deleted. The appendix below … Continue reading

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Quote of the week

Quote from the movie Theory of Everything. “What’s cosmology?” she asks. He responds, “Religion for intelligent atheists.”  

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My New Book

Thought I’d share with you the contents of the new book. Book is now written, but I’m entering a 2 month edit stage. Jumping on a plane tomorrow too with a copy of Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? (Philip … Continue reading

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Global Risks

  Darn, no robot uprising…. Source: World Economic Forum  

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Where are you?

Sorry readers. Become rather focused on the new book. I’m working to have the first draft done by the end of the month, so not much time for anything else. Vaguely normal service will resume in April. I have managed … Continue reading

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