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Will The Four-Day Week Have Its Day Post-Pandemic?

For many, Covid-19 has put life-work balance into perspective, with wellbeing now high on the priority list. Will a four-day week help to jump-start productivity, and maintain this focus on wellbeing post-pandemic? I spoke with Anastasia Leng of CreativeX about . . .

Read articleposted 7th July 2021
Can We Trust AI? Trusting AI Is Best For Everyone (Part Two)


Bringing AI into the boardroom, and using it more effectively to influence decision-making in the right places, could not only help improve trust in AI as a technology but also improve our relationship with Big Tech companies in general. Part . . .

Read articleposted 11th February 2021
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Can We Trust AI? When AI Asks For Human Help (Part One)


Making AI more ‘humble’ could not only help improve AI decision making, but could also help inspire more trust in the technology as a whole, and open the door for more useful and mission-critical applications in the future.

Read articleposted 4th February 2021
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What Will The Future Of Work Look Like In 2021?


Working from home in 2020 has been a big change and an even bigger challenge for many people, but next year will see these changes become more solidified into working life. Here are my predictions for what the future of . . .

Read articleposted 3rd February 2021
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Human Skills Will Be Most Important In The Digital Future Of Work


As many of us have moved to working from home and many companies will keep remote working permanently, the future of jobs looks like it will be increasingly digital but also increasingly focused on wellbeing and self-management. I analyze a . . .

Read articleposted 11th January 2021
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The Future Of Telecoms Will Give Enterprises Their Own Networks – Part Two


The telecoms landscape has long been controlled by large network operators, but with new transformative technologies that is set to change. Could enterprises soon control their own networks, and leave cell carriers out in the cold? Part two of two.

Read articleposted 22nd December 2020
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Decentralized Networks Are The Future Of Telecoms, Should Telcos Be Worried? Part One


The telecoms industry has been largely unchanged, and controlled by the same few telcos, for decades. Could decentralized, blockchain-based networking put the power back into the hands of those actually using the network? Part one of two.

Read articleposted 21st December 2020
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What makes a good listener? … in different cultures?

So you think you are a good listener? But is your style of listening suitable for different cultures? A good listener could be defined as someone who gives you a lot of attention when you are talking about your problems . . .

Read articleposted 16th December 2020
Geospatial Technology Could Solve The U.K. Housing Crisis


As we look to better manage our country’s housing issues, it stands to reason that new technologies leveraging AI will help us digitize available data to better analyze, plan, and inform the decisions we make around new housing development.

Read articleposted 10th November 2020
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Inspiring Confidence In Education With VR – Part Two


Stanford research shows an improvement in kids’ self-efficacy (confidence in their ability to tackle new tasks) when learning with VR. Can new developers and decreasing costs help to make VR learning a viable option?

Read articleposted 3rd November 2020
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The WEIRD Book


Book by Charles Towers-Clark

In The WEIRD CEO, Charles sets out the technological and societal changes that will take place over the next fifteen years, and explains why companies need to rethink the way they motivate employees. He outlines why CEOs and managers need to encourage Wisdom, Emotional Intelligence, Initiative, Responsibility and Development (WEIRD) to make sure employees feel fulfilment and ownership in their work – and gives a fascinating and sometimes brutally honest record of the change process his company went through.

The WEIRD CEO explains how and why we need to change, in order to deal with a new working world dominated by Artificial Intelligence.

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