My book Essays in AI looks at the future of traditional work and the upheaval about to hit the economy from AI, automation and new technologies. Having already seen a rapidly changing workforce […]
By 2030, Keynes wrote, we should all be working 15 hours a week at full time wages (not pro rata). The question why haven’t we got there yet? I answered in a previous […]
In 1930, the economist John Maynard Keynes predicted that technological change and productivity improvements would eventually lead to a 15-hour workweek. But, despite significant productivity gainsover the past few decades, we still work 40 hours a […]
Some thoughts on this late at night: 1. The Referencing System: Arguably the most pernicious aspect of modern universities is the referencing system. A system that was not used in any of […]
The business of addiction: how the video gaming industry is evolving to be like the gambling industry
The video gaming industry has transitioned from a group of backyard innovators to an industry of multi-billion dollar companies, hiring psychologists, neuroscientists and marketing experts to turn customers into addicts. The latest trend is […]
My book Essays in AI has just released in paperback!
Robots, artificial intelligence and automation are going to fundamentally change the way we work, play and live in the 21st Century.
Essays in AI looks at how new technology, automation and artificial intelligence might change our lives for the worse. It’s a compilation book of various essays and articles I’ve written on the topic over the years. Although it’s quite short, each essay packs a punch!