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
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?
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?
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
The Internet is no longer just a very very big website and data exchange portal. It is now the "Internet of things". Well, of course, we all knew this really. It's just, well, now it's official. For those of you who have been controlling your house appliances from the other side of the World, this … Continue reading Internet of things
Today Nic Newman, a digital strategist and former BBC Future Media executive, introduced some the trends that we will see leading the exponential growth of social media in our lives. The mobile wallet Mobile ads will be increasingly invasive Celebrity spam Trial by Twitter and online gossip megaphones Viral news and news microthreads Digital addiction … Continue reading What will be the trends in social media in 2013?
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 been watching the Dachis Group as they have some interesting things to say about how to implement a Social Business Design strategy in your organisation. To quote their website... "Dachis Group helps companies reinvent themselves into dynamic, socially calibrated organizations that gain constant value from their ecosystem of connections". Great intro! Now, what is … Continue reading Who are the top performers in the Social Business Index?