Driverless cars

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As the technology for driverless cars continues to improve we inevitably approach the point where we want this amazing technology to go mainstream. There will be resistance to allow these cars on our roads on a number of fronts though. At some point in the future people will die or be seriously injured as a result of a driverless car accident. To think that this will never happen is ridiculous. However this shouldn’t be the first thing we think about. People seem to be afraid of introducing driv…

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The changing world of content consumption

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Every now and again I get a reminder of how things used to be. Seeing a newspaper for sale at the petrol station, or having visitors stay with you who insist on watching the commercial TV news at 6:00pm. It reminds me how much my own media consumption habits have changed over the last few years. It’s not a new trend and I’m certainly not the most cutting edge person in the world but I still marvel at how complete my transformation has become. About five years ago I would have: Read news websites…

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