Polarised culture wars, the challenge of elder care, and childlike sexbots
Taking patients hostage, employment as service, slaves and masters, and Christian peacemaking
The Winter of Discontent, austerity-era pay freezes, Christian socialist solidarity, and continuity of patient care
QR codes in China, privacy, the manipulation of desire, and a neo-Benedictine Rule of Life
Trillions of data points, clickbait, an advertising arms race, and BF Skinner’s pigeons
Technicism, the Parable of the Talents, get-rich-quick schemes, and the wheat and the weeds
Bitcoin, warehouses of computers solving maths puzzles, the bubble, and FOMO
Suicidal ideation, no crystal balls, conscientious objection, and Hippocrates’ successful medical practice
Will the next generation of highly convincing AI chatbots really transform society?
Advances in technology mean intelligent machines are likely to play an increasingly important role in our future