Up Front 11/17

Interviewed by Chris Anderson for a Ted Talk, the journalist and broadcaster, Christiane Amanpour, recalled her first reaction to the ‘internet superhighway’. She had hoped that the advent of a new and widely available method of communication might make the Read more »

Up Front 10/17

I looked up the definition of ‘internet troll’ recently, (people who post inflammatory or hateful comments online) after the Electoral Commission suggested that banning them from voting could help reduce the amount of abuse faced by politicians. The commission’s comments Read more »

Up Front 3/17

Echoing the theory expounded by Ray Kurzweil in his book, The Singularity is Near, Microsoft’s Bill Gates recently pointed out that change in the coming decades will come faster than the automation that transformed production lines during the 20th century. Read more »