AQai: Adaptability Assessments

The team at AQai have been focused on developing a new way to understand our capacity to adapt to change in this fast changing world. Their approach is to use a fresh style that models our individual abilities, our unique characteristics as well as how the environment is supporting us. To facilitate your personal journey, … Continue reading AQai: Adaptability Assessments

Modelling a Socialized Chatbot Using Trust Development in Children: Lessons learnt from Tay

What is significant about this model is that A1B0T (autonomous chatbot) forms its own representation of the world (which can be called its ontology) before making a decision on the facts with which it is presented. The relationship between the tweet and how trustworthy it is, is formalised within the representation before this is used to make a decision. Ultimately, this allows A1B0T to take the first steps towards forming its own independent view of the world and adds to its autonomy.

“I am Echoborg” joined the Brighton Fringe and the Cheltenham Festival 2021

JUNE 2021 The "I am Echoborg" participative theatre show went to the Brighton Fringe 2021 and the Cheltenham Festival. Brighton Fringe was a milestone event as it was the first hybrid performance where some of the audience were located in the Rialto Theatre, Brighton [UK] and many more joined online via a Zoom conferencing system. … Continue reading “I am Echoborg” joined the Brighton Fringe and the Cheltenham Festival 2021

Cog X 2019: The Festival of AI and Emerging Technologies

CogX is an extraordinary annual event. This year, 600 speakers and 16,000 delegates converged on Kings Cross, London, to share thinking, network and debate issues on a broad range of exciting development and challenging issues on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and emerging technologies. The impact AI is having on industry, government and society. What is catching … Continue reading Cog X 2019: The Festival of AI and Emerging Technologies

Virtual Humans – Book review

This week, David Burden and Professor Maggi Savin-Baden launch their latest book on Virtual Humans: Today and Tomorrow. Delightfully, I was able to have a preview of the final copy. Here is my review. "Intelligent, pragmatic and insightful, Virtual Humans is an essential guide for those who want to understand the complex landscape of today’s … Continue reading Virtual Humans – Book review

Does AI mean the end for HR?

This year, I have been asked some fascinating questions about AI [Artificial Intelligence] and its impact. One such request came from the team at People Management Magazine where they asked me why and how AI can transform HR functions in an organisation. Perhaps the best part of this request was teaming up with Robbie Stamp. … Continue reading Does AI mean the end for HR?

What will a CV look like in 2030?

In December 2017 I was asked to comment on a CV of the future developed by the team at Michael Page. I received three Curriculum Vitae (CV) samples with their ideas on what a new starter might include in their CV. This would be directed to prospective employers in 2030. Each CV sets out the … Continue reading What will a CV look like in 2030?

World first conference agenda focuses on AI’s positive potential for the worlds of work and business – 15 Sept 2016

Programme for the first Social Robotics & AI conference is published The programme for the first Social Robotics & AI conference delivers on its promise to highlight the positive impact of emerging technologies on the worlds of work and business. The conference’s busy schedule of discussions, demonstrations, debates and presentations will investigate how artificial intelligence … Continue reading World first conference agenda focuses on AI’s positive potential for the worlds of work and business – 15 Sept 2016

Engaging learners in a digitally connected age

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aOb8A268w68 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-u8sijI0xIo A Panel Discussion chaired by Nicola Strong At the recent Employee Engagement Summit in London in April 2016, I asked three learning innovators in employee engagement to debate with the audience. My panellists included: Rory Lawson (Kineo) Solutions Consultant focused on digital and blended learning; Perry Timms (CIPD, Zoo Media) our resident HR … Continue reading Engaging learners in a digitally connected age