Category Archives: Technology

The time to think about transhumanism is now

Recently Max Anderson listened to a conversation between legendary tech investor Peter Thiel and legendary New Testament scholar NT Wright about death. Or more precisely a conversation about the possibility of overcoming death. After listening to them both in public and private, Mr Anderson was

Tomorrow’s World

It was one of my favourite TV programmes growing up, 30 minutes of new technology, inventions and discoveries. A reliable, trustworthy guide to what was coming our way. The rapid pace at which different technologies are developing lends weight to the belief that our world

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Book review: From the Garden to the City

Technology. For some the word carries a sense of threat, it is the destroyer of the world they knew and grew up in while for others it is the creator, opening up new possibilities and horizons. Truth is, that technology is both. While the technology

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Housecleaning: Updates to this site

I’ve been blogging for some time now (since 2006 in fact) and this blog has been through any number of changes. I am an inveterate tinkerer, it’s possible that I am un-reformable in this regard. I’ve moved the blog from blogger to wordpress, changed themes and

My favoured social media, apps & tools

I engage with lots of apps, tools and networks every day, as I’m sure do you, but I’m learning. Here is what I’ve learned and what I still need help with. Networks Twitter: this is my favoured network and also my favoured time-wasting tool. I have

Evaluating my use of social media

Social media is a voracious animal, always hungry, always moving, always devouring. What it mostly devours is my time and focus. I constantly fight against distraction and social media is my favoured form of procrastination. I can somehow feel that I am doing something (keeping

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Simplifying my digital life: dealing with Facebook

Sometime ago I began thinking about simplifying my digital life and have been chipping away at it since then. But there is one big blue monster that stands above them all: Facebook. The World Is Obsessed With Facebook from Alex Trimpe on Vimeo. . Facebook