Jim Al-Khalili de-myths any dystopian science fiction view of a ‘war between AI and humanity’ as he explores it’s origins in the mid-1950s with the first ever AI programme created by Herbert Simon and Alan Newell (who went on to … Continue reading The Joy of A.I.
The BBC has a hit with it’s recent three-part drama series written by “Cracker” writer Jimmy McGovern, starring Sean Bean and Stephen Graham (the first two episodes were aired weekly on BBC One from Sunday 6 June at 9pm, with … Continue reading BBC New Hit Drama “Time”
From Amazon’s Alexa to improvements in cancer care, artificial intelligence is changing our world. But today leading tech figures from Silicon Valley worry about the future that’s being created. Brad Smith, president of Microsoft, believes George Orwell’s 1984 could become … Continue reading Artificial Intelligence – Are We Scared Yet?
Helen Adams Keller (June 27, 1880 – June 1, 1968) was an American author, disability rights advocate, political activist and lecturer. Born in West Tuscumbia, Alabama, she lost her sight and hearing after a bout of illness at the age of nineteen months. … Continue reading The Miracle Worker
Max Boyce, the Welsh comedian; poet and song writer has recently written a poem that encapsulates almost all our thoughts during the COVID-19 lockdown called “When Just The Tide Went Out” here it is in full. ‘When Just The Tide … Continue reading When Just The Tide Went Out