Tom Kane's Blog

A word can change a mind. A sentence can change a life. A book can change the world

If you’re a fan of Douglas Adams’ book The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy then you’re in good company. Millions of Sci-Fi fans the world over, and I mean millions as it’s sold over 15 million copies, have read the book, heard the radio show, watched the TV show, watched the movie, re-read the book […]

We’ve heard a lot about AI (Artificial Intelligence) in recent years and how it will change our lives. There are some who feel AI could lead to the destruction of the human race, like something out of Hollywood’s Terminator films. That, to my mind, is a little over the top, but AI, robots and automation […]

If you’ve ever seen Star Trek you will know what the Borg are. Part living entity and part machine, the Borg travel the galaxy assimilating species at an alarming rate. Hopefully we’re not too close to seeing that happen, certainly not in my lifetime. And in fiction arguably the most famous Cyborg is Darth Vader […]