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
Today, I released an article that I have been working on with a team of futurists and researchers that explores the ethical considerations and potential applications of an emerging Artificial Intelligence (AGI) with a personality baseline designed around the contextualised historic experience of a physical system. Arguably, you could say that it is a sophisticated … Continue reading Thoughts on how long it takes to build a tradition: an AGI Concept for the future
By Perry Timms, thought leader, HR Practitioner, Social Business Entrepreneur, Advisor to the CIPD on Social Media & Engagement and Visiting Fellow - Sheffield Hallam University To decode this headline please read: Social = collaborative technologies Firewall = the digital barrier to stop your company technology from cyber attacks Social Media. If you’ve read one story, blog … Continue reading Why go social inside the firewall?
This is the second assignment in my #edcmooc. This time I have been invited to comment on some possible perspectives of Utopia and Dystopia in the future presented in a series of short videos and films. I plan to experiment with some metaphors and explore the following questions. Who is set to benefit from the … Continue reading #edcmooc: Today’s metaphors for future reference
There is no spoon: technology, presence and ethics in online coaching Held at i-coach academy, Central London In this presentation I was interested in the role of neuroscience when it meets virtual reality and how we define our identity in a fast changing ethical code. It started off with the impact I could see films … Continue reading Event – 14 September 2012
I have read with great interest the current debates on the importance of listening. What has interested me for some time is the power of listening, real listening, just enjoying somebody's thinking with no need to add or change or adapt the magic of their thoughts. I suppose I think that people deserve not to be interrupted from … Continue reading Listening to ignite the human mind
Recently, I gave a presentation on the ethics of online coaching at Oxford Brookes University The question I wanted to ask was, what happens to ethics when we go into a digital environment? Arguably, ethically, online coaching has the same issues as face to face coaching. In that a coach will seek to create an … Continue reading Ethics of online coaching