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2016 has been a very busy year – especially with everything that’s happened surrounding Brexit and the win of the polarised right in the form of Donald Trump. Right wing and ultra-nationalist movements seem to be gaining a foothold in many parts of the world and the worrying aspect is…

Let’s talk about gravitational waves. Or actually let’s say that gravitational waves and humankind’s discovery of proof that they exist may actually mean something to most of us out there who would just go, “Huh?” when people talk about a LIGO detector and the joy of hearing two black holes…

Scientists have recently published a report that tells us that if we were all to switch to a vegan or at the very least a vegetarian diet, humanity’s impact on the Earth would be lessened. To me, at first glance, that seems a bit counter-intuitive. If more of our shrubbery…

For anyone who has been in the media field for long enough, the term agency is used with the same sort of frequency as you would have in throwing out a “good morning”. Every facet of the communication world is populated by agencies and though you hear so many names…

It has been some years since I’ve begun to hear about the demise of the media business as we know it. That’s not to gainsay the fact that publications have been closing down with the regularity of a metronome suffering from OCD. The scourge began all the way over in…

In more than a hundred years of the automobile, there has never been any doubt that the auto bit of the word meant that the vehicle could move under its own power. But today the paradigm is beginning to change. The new age of the self-piloting car is upon us…

They say man’s best friend is his dog. Could that possibly be replaced by his car in the future? So now it’s official. Experts opine that if the self-driving car becomes mainstream, we are going to have to contend with the automotive variation of Asimov’s three laws of robotics. They go…

How much attention do you pay to the little pane of glass sitting in front of you in the car, whose only job it seems is to show you the past? It isn’t as if the silica derivative has any command over time and space, sitting as an archive of…

The march of technology is both rapid and relentless. Every time you pick up your mobile phone to browse the web, read the latest news and share your pictures, you are writing the death song of the traditional PC and laptop computer. The watch is also headed the same way,…