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 : ‘Conscious uncoupling …for a day’

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Conscious uncoupling…for a day

The news that Chris Martin , he of Coldplay , and Gwyneth Paltrow, she of Hollywood had ‘consciously uncoupled’ for a year before they told the world hardly met with much interest from me. What happened though was a train of thought emerged as I pondered the immense pit of irrelevent news stories we are fed each day. I looked at my own family as they sat immersed ...

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Content Is King – Trust Is Currency

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No question about it, Seth Godin is a genius. If you want to do business on the internet it starts with people trusting you. For that matter, it ends with people trusting you. If you can’t develop trust, you’re not in business online. The Joe Lazauskas interview with Seth is revealing and inspiring. Here’s a quote from the interview. You really should read the whole thing.

“… in a world of zero marginal cost, being trusted is the single most urgent ...

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The Long and Winding Road : ‘Marty McFly and all that…’

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Marty McFly and all that…

According to the story in Back to the Future, we should now be enjoying flying cars and hover boards. Our perceptions of future lifestyles and living conditions often set technical challenges more than they reflect reality however we may not be too far away from these predictions.

If you have the specific metal alloy surfaces you can operate a hover board in 2015 but at this point ...

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The Long and Winding Road : ‘Social faux-pas’

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‘Social faux-pas’

In the ‘goode olde’ days messages might take months to arrive at their destination, later they might take weeks, still later they might take days. We still got ourselves into wars and strife nonetheless. Today our messages take seconds to deliver.

Therein lies the problem. What do we do when we cannot attend to our communications? I know many of you work with people who go to great lengths to tell ...

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The Long and Winding Road : ‘Cheap and Cheerful’…

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Cheap and Cheerful…

‘Tis the season… yes it’s that time of year again and we are all running around with 25 hour schedules for 24 hour days. Somehow we are able, at this time of year, to generate all types of ‘must do’ activities and jobs which have previously been left fallow for the first 11 months of the year.

At this time of spreading goodwill and happiness we tend to generate the ...

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