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Star Wars Identities – 'The Force' as an allegory for good design!

Star Wars is not simply a film franchise, or as a cynic might state an effective marketing machine for a merchandise industry (which is doubtlessly why the rights were acquired by Disney), it is a phenomena that has left a deep impression in the cultural landscape. 579 more words

Architectural Metaphor

Have you been to Sleep yet? Bedtime stories from the Design Industry.

Hotel design is a specialism that has a short shelf life and is driven by fashion and the media. It is a cyclical process, with interior designers, branding and marketing executives, spurring each other on to find some form of novelty, resulting in a rapid turnover of concepts and ideas. 793 more words

Architectural Metaphor

The end of the professional Politician? The writing’s on that damned Wall.

Much has been written about the shock result of the US election and fear about the ideas of Donald Trump becoming reality. I was stunned that he could overturn conventional wisdom, but on reflection the biggest shock was that I, along with most commentators, experts, and pollsters, were so obviously out of touch with the zeitgeist. 926 more words

Architectural Metaphor

THE BEADY EYE SAYS: Human Intelligence Needs Artificial Intelligence.

( A seven minute read, dedicated to my friend Bill)

As we rapidly move towards a human centric intelligent Society – a network of data, artificial intelligence that is mimicking the human brain on more and more levels, with the thinking being done for us by machine learning. 1,649 more words

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Click Bait in the Age of the Feuilleton

The Glass Bead Game by Hermann Hesse
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

This is a strange book. Written in the 1930s, it is set in the future, and in that it is similar to… 905 more words



AI is not just an important topic, but by far THE most important topic for our future.

Self-driving cars, war outsourced to robots, surgery by autonomous machines – this is only the beginning. 1,605 more words

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NASA - Visions of the Future

NASA hopes these visions of the future will become a reality. Needless to say, this is pretty much the coolest ever.

No words… Thank you for showing us your right brain, NASA. 14 more words