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Shall We Play a Game? What Wargames Teaches Us About Today’s AI Hype

Although dated by today’s standards, Wargames still has plenty of lessons to teach us about the limits of AI. A hit in 1983, the movie tapped into several trends that were fashionable at the time: video games, nuclear war and, yes, artificial intelligence. It tells the story of a teenage gamer and computer geek who… Continue reading Shall We Play a Game? What Wargames Teaches Us About Today’s AI Hype

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How to Fit Twitter Around Your Busy Working Day

In this post I’ll explain my daily Twitter schedule and the workflow that I use to gather and share content. At the start of the week, I was fortunate to attend a webinar hosted by Tim Hughes, one of the founders of DLA Ignite. Tim is one of social media’s genuine business celebrities, a blue-tick… Continue reading How to Fit Twitter Around Your Busy Working Day

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Learn the Basics of AI with this Online Course from Finland

If you think artificial intelligence is still a niche subject, think again. The technology is already part of our everyday lives. Whenever you choose a song recommended by Spotify, or plan a journey on Google maps, AI and machine learning are the technologies driving the service. As for the workplace, AI is already grabbing headlines… Continue reading Learn the Basics of AI with this Online Course from Finland

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Artificial Intelligence, Automation and the End of Western Thought

This blog post is a summary and analysis of the speech given by Yuval Harari at Davos in January 2020.  “The automation revolution is not a watershed that settles down again but a cascade of bigger and bigger disruptions.” When Yuval Harari speaks, people tend to listen. Not least when it comes to the impact… Continue reading Artificial Intelligence, Automation and the End of Western Thought

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What’s the best length for a blog post?

The ideal word count for a blog post? A quick search will tell you that articles between 1,200 and 1,700 words rank highest with Google. So that’s that then. From now on, all your blog posts will be longer than one thousand words, right? Not so fast. The magic number, let’s say 1,500 words for… Continue reading What’s the best length for a blog post?