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The 15 Proposals from Tony Atkinson’s ‘Inequality – What can be done?’

Proposal 1: The direction of technological change should be an explicit concern of policy-makers, encouraging innovation in a form that increases the employability of workers and emphasises the human dimension of service provision. Proposal 2: Public policy should aim at … Continue reading

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On jobs, Tech, Artificial Intelligence and computing in general

Moore’s law is coming to an end and this is well known. (https://www.computer.org/…/whats-…/2017/04/mcs2017020041.pdf) The new focus is already in computational efficiency and again this is hardly news. What strikes me is the disappearance of computing into the realm of commodity, … Continue reading

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The kindergarten perception of risk

I remember watching our toddler daughters in the playground with other children. Left unattended they would falter and fall, bash heads and knees sometimes but all in all nothing to worry about, excluding some Greek mother hysteria. Little ones have … Continue reading

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Marketing advice to Twitter

Now don’t get me serious on this. I am an engineer by training and only worked in R&D so marketing is something I only read about and never actually practised. So, again this is just a musing on my beloved … Continue reading

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Semantic web, is this really useful

By Monday I have to write a short essay, more like a proposal for a data acquisition project that involves getting measurements from remote stations and collecting, verifying and presenting the values in a web site. The data are air … Continue reading

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