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Holiday Reading

  Why do we go on holiday? Logically holidays make no sense. Why leave the comfort, convenience, connectivity of home to travel hundreds, if not thousands, of miles to do what often amounts to very little? The answer is because … Continue reading

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The Chinese are coming

Actually they’ve been here for a while……

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Could the Colonels return?

Here’s a thought. What odds do you think you might get on there being a military coup in Greece within the next 12-months?

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A writer’s lament

I like this, from a letter by Herman Melville to Julian Hawthorne, as he was hurrying to finish his book, Moby Dick. Rings a little true. “I am so pulled hither and thither by circumstances. The calm, the coolness, the … Continue reading

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This means nothing

But it did make me laugh.

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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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Plumpton

Plumpton Parish Council. Part an an experiment. Ignore.

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Job available in tech futures research

I wouldn’t usually do this, but it’s for Imperial College London, with whom I have a relationship. Anyone out there (youngish) with a crystal ball looking for a job in ‘futures’ but with a top-notch academic institution rather than some … Continue reading

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Quick thought for the day – modern monsters

Most monsters are metaphors. What monster are we currently worried about and what is the metaphor?

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