Dig­i­tal vs Hu­man

The Wharf - - What’s On - Richard Wat­son (Scribe) ★★★★✩ GO

An ex­pert in pre­dict­ing global trends, the au­thor warns most of us live in a dig­i­tal bub­ble as part of a world that is be­com­ing ma­chine-cen­tric.

Cof­fee shops are full of peo­ple phys­i­cally there, yet men­tally else­where.

More wor­ry­ingly, love and com­pas­sion can’t be pro­grammed into a ma­chine, so will we re­mem­ber to cater for these most ba­sic of hu­man needs? He poses the ques­tion: It might be progress, but progress to­wards what?

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