Monthly Archives: January 2016

Welcome to the latest, greatest age of hyperbole

Watch out, the transformational breakthrough robots are coming, trailing exponential and disruptive impacts, the like of which you’ve never seen before. It’s all so radically innovative and, did I mention, transformational. Eye-poppingly, brain-meltingly transformational. That’s right, it’s the Fourth Industrial … Continue reading

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The search for truth: what are universities for?

Recently, whilst helping to clear out my grandparents’ house, I came across a copy of a lecture my great-grandfather gave in 1952. At the time, he had just been appointed Master of University College, Oxford, becoming the first American in … Continue reading

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