The Long and Winding Road : Humans not machines

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Humans not machines

 

As some of you may know, maybe because you have read my bio , I am originally an educationalist. My subject area is the brain and how people learn skills and develop the ability to function independently. I still spend time in schools helping staff understand what happens in the brain as children grow, it’s a cool aspect to my work which has brought much enjoyment over the years.

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The Long and Winding Road : Netflix numpties!!!

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Netflix numpties!!!

I can scarcely believe it, I hear Netflix are planning to trial pre and post roll video ads. Not only can I not believe it but I am quite irritated at the step backwards which appears to be on the horizon.

Let’s look at this logically for a moment.

Over the past two editions of this blog I have commented on the shift from traditional TV viewing habits to the mobile on-demand ...

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The Long and Winding Road : TV schedule ? Yeah, right!

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TV schedule? Yeah, right!

I was made to feel very old and crumbly this weekend by my teenage son, perhaps not the worst thing a teenage son can do to a parent, I grant you, but it made me think. This past weekend was a holiday weekend whichever side of the ‘pond’ you were on. In the USA it was Memorial weekend and in the UK it was a ‘Bank Holiday’ weekend. ...

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