Articles

I wrote these articles on topics that interest me, including science fiction, technology and arts and crafts.

Artificial Intelligence and The Rise of Stupid Machines

Are you afraid of artificial intelligence and robots? Are you concerned about their possible impact upon the employment prospects for yourself and your family? There is much discussion about potential opportunities and threats arising from the use of such technology. We cannot know what will happen during the decades ahead. However, the use of artificial intelligence is now a daily reality and effects the lives of billions of people across the world.Continue reading

How Mythology Can Change Your Life

Who am I and what is the purpose of my life are questions that people across the world have asked themselves and each other for thousands of years. You might have a vision of who you want to be and the life that you want to live, but feel unable to change your life. If you are an artist, designer or artisan, you might be struggling to develop your own personal style of self expression. If you are trying to establish a career or build a business, you might be attempting to set yourself achievable goals that you believe will lead to success.Continue reading

How To Develop Your Creative Thinking Skills

Do you want to become more creative? Would you like to know how you could develop your creative thinking skills? There are strategies that you can employ in your approach to activities you undertake and the organisation of your daily routine. You might find that your ability to solve problems and formulate original ideas improves.Continue reading

Predicting The Future of Technology

When you imagine the future of technology are you hopeful or fearful? Movies and books have portrayed versions of our future in both optimistic and pessimistic terms. The world we are living in now would have appeared like science fiction to previous generations. During the coming decades, technology will continue to transform how we live and work.Continue reading

Good Design and Why Simple Is Difficult

How important is good design to you and how would you define it? You might have heard that content is king and substance more important than style, but when choosing between competing products or services how important is the way that they make you feel. Although they should deliver the results that we want, most of us appreciate beauty and enjoy using things that are easy to understand.Continue reading