Category Archives: Society

2025 – The Rise of Synthetic Biology

Synthetic biology involves the engineering and design of biological systems with a practical purpose in mind. Another way of describing it is the creation of biological machinery. To accomplish it successfully, it requires a multidisciplinary and integrative approach. This includes the disciplines of biology, computer science, engineering, genetics and medicine. Much of it is an extension of…
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2025 – The Rise of Neural Interfaces

You may be unfamiliar with the term 'Neural interfaces' (NI). Let's start by defining what they are. Very simply, they are interfaces that facilitate a direct connection between our nervous system and computers. The system requires machines to interpret electromagnetic signals from the brain and in return to send modulated signals back to us in a…
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Podcast: Value through Vulnerability – In conversation with Garry Turner

It was a pleasure to participate in Garry Turner's 'Value Through Vulnerability' podcast recently. Garry is a passionate, purpose-driven human being who seeks to make the workplace more human centred. He lives his values every day and has proven with his current employer that caring about teams yields better financial results. "I loved this chat with…
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2025: Ethical Business as the New Normal!

As part of organising my thinking around new ideas, I'll be producing a suite of 30-second videos exploring trends that will be central to how business and society will organise itself by 2025. Here's the first, exploring 'Ethical Business as the New Normal'. I hope you enjoy it.
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