Monthly Archives: February 2017

Alan Winfield on robot ethics

Alan Winfield, who glories in the title of “Professor of Robot Ethics,” at the University of the West of England was a recent subject of  Jim Al-Khalili’s Radio 4 series  “The Life Scientific.” ,   [21Feb17],     At one point in … Continue reading

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Yanis Varoufakis comments on Ireland, the UK and Brexit.

Yanis Varoufakis has a knack, rare in economists,  for saying things clearly, simply and persuasively: “Take a look at the map of Ireland. You have a small island that has to develop an economic policy for development that is common … Continue reading

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Play and Creativity…

Listen to this glorious discussion which manages to combine stories about the production techniques of Brian Eno, the importance of play in learning, a goal for Arsenal by Giroud, the importance of untidiness in creativity, the screw up behind one … Continue reading

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