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Embracing the Unknown

Think about how much people – humanity, collectively – know today. The base of knowledge, and what we can do with it, is impressive. Yet we act as if it’s not; many great achievements of humanity go unnoticed or unappreciated. … Continue reading

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What if the techno-utopians are wrong? In search of alternative narratives.

What do you think when you think about the future? Do you think about the future? Most people don’t all that often, but the topic is hard to escape amidst today’s future-focused rhetoric. It’s all about innovating for the future, … Continue reading

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Data-Driven Bad & why we need to raise our game

The term ‘data-driven’ is today used almost exclusively in a positive tone; perhaps because it implies logic or decisions that are somehow based on impartial facts (nb. even though data != facts nor is it impartial). But there’s a substantially … Continue reading

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Reality Check on Autonomous Cars

Not a week goes by without someone extolling the imminent virtues of autonomous vehicles. It’s gotten to the point where some see them solving pretty much everything. Which, obviously, they’re not going to do – so let’s take a quick … Continue reading

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