I’ve written a new blog, posted at Policy@Manchester, on “Beyond technology: addressing the social and sustainability challenges of next generation industrial systems.”
In mid-2018, a paper I co-authored with colleagues, “Introducing the dilemma of societal alignment for inclusive and responsible research and innovation,” was published in the Journal of Responsible Innovation.
I punched in my macchiato order to the iPad barista, with the result being a coffee that was probably a bit better than the usual result from the large table-top coffee machine that preceded it.
I had planned to order a late breakfast, but as soon as I saw that the Impossible Burger was on the lunch menu, I knew I had to give it a try.
The medium is the message, according to McLuhan. But while I get the medium, I am wondering what message is being conveyed by the sprouting of AI commercials I am beginning to see around me.
I’ve been dipping into Richard (Dick) Walker’s new book Pictures of a Gone City: Tech and the Dark Side of Prosperity in the San Francisco Bay Area … It’s a fascinating read.
This is the astounding nighttime view (from Emeryville in the East Bay) looking towards the Oakland Bay Bridge.
My memories of five decades of computing are brought wonderfully back into focus while visiting the Computer History Museum (CHM) in Mountain View, California.
The Partnership for the Organisation of Innovation and New Technologies (4POINT0) kicked off on September 20 for a two-day workshop at the Polytechnique Montreal.
US sociologist Jeff Ferrell says: “Wrapped up with almost every aspect of North American culture is an undercurrent of dislocation, spatial freedom…and the trauma that comes with that.”