As the UK prepares for an election on Thursday, we should be alert to the hidden tactics that could influence the result. But it's also damaging to be dystopian. As with many aspects of our rapidly changing world, AI could fundamentally disrupt democracy or bolster it, and the outcome will depend on our actions. It's our responsibility to ensure that the opportunities are maximised just as the risks are minimised.
At some point in my early twenties, I became a vegetarian. And I surprised myself by sticking at it. As the months rolled by, the thought of the rubber-like texture of chicken actually became repulsive to me.
Cultures change only slowly and incrementally. They can't be swept away overnight. With that in mind no one expected FIFA to bounce back from its scandal-plagued recent history and to suddenly be whiter than white.
Leaders should be expected to act with fairness, integrity and in trust, and to use these intangible values to shape inclusive and accountable institutions.
You may have seen recent news that Amazon has launched a new and improved Echo device called the Echo Look. Thanks to its
This week is a time for us to reflect on our connections. If we can feel we are part of one large human family, we can truly make better choices, strive to support brands that work ethically and push "conventional" brands to work harder at improving their supply chains.
With this in mind, a robot could only operate within a very limited sphere and any rational application of the laws would be highly restricted. Even that might not be possible with current technology, as a system that could reason and make decisions based on the laws would need considerable computational power.
But I would like to put the case that in this respect if no other, Philip Hammond was acting as a positive role model for the entire country. Forget the politics. This is about ethics. The ability to say "I was wrong' is something every child in this country should be able to do. And the way to learn that is by example from the grown-ups.
Manchester United, on Wednesday, announced a five year sponsorship agreement with the world's first halal e-marketplace. The
So I did some research and found myself sitting, highlighter in hand, staring at 55 pages of legislation with multiple browser windows in front of me, growing increasingly frustrated that what I was reading was, firstly, hugely open to individual's interpretation and, simultaneously, so full of inaccessible language that I needed explanatory notes to understand it.