“purifAI” and “dignifAI” – AI Trends for people who hate other people!

“purifAI” and “dignifAI” – AI Trends for people who hate other people!

I enjoy studying AI because I see amazing innovations that are and will be life-changing. But the rise of AI trends like “dignifAI” and “purifAI” shows a worrying side, where technology is used to push old-fashioned and divisive ideas. “dignifAI” (AI Software) alters pictures of women to make them wear more traditional clothes, fitting an […]

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48th birthday today – A moment of reflection

48th birthday today – A moment of reflection

As I ring in my 48th year today, it’s a perfect moment to reflect on the strides we’ve made during my lifetime. Being a proud Brit, it’s astounding to see how the UK landscape has transformed over the last five decades. Of course, challenges persist, but as I’ve journeyed through, it’s clear that on balance, […]

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AI, Natural Language and Image Generation – A quick post…

AI, Natural Language and Image Generation – A quick post…

In the course of researching my second book, ‘Future Hackers‘, I’ve been playing with OpenAI’s ‘Dall E‘ image generator. It uses natural language input to create any image it’s instructed to create… Took around 30 seconds to generate these images: The instructions I gave it were ‘Create a brochure for an accountancy software company. Use […]

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2025 – The Rise of Synthetic Biology

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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2027 – Future of SME Manufacturing

2027 – Future of SME Manufacturing

Over recent months, I’ve worked on a project for a client, Epicor, exploring how SME manufacturing could evolve over the next 10 years. The video and A1 poster look at impacts on: Sales and Marketing Project Management Operations and Production Management Service Management Finance Product Management Human Resources Purchasing Take a look at the short […]

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’The Future is Now’ book – Out now!

’The Future is Now’ book – Out now!

The Future is Now is a set of signposts to a world gripped by accelerated change. Technological innovation continues to raise the standard of living for billions of people around the world. But it’s not without its social, cultural and political consequences – and we are on the cusp of inevitable change to our businesses, […]

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