Tom Kane's Blog

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Sir Winston Churchill once said, “England and America are two countries divided by a common language.” Being half British and half American, Churchill knew better than most the differences between our two people. He was of course correct in saying that and none more so evident than since Donald Trump came to power in the […]

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 […]

In my writing career it’s something I’ve heard and said many times. “We’re only human and we all make mistakes.” With spelling in the English language it’s true enough and I’ve made some howlers. We are only human and those two words are used in the way of forgiving a tiny error that didn’t hurt […]

Mistakes, we all make them, but do we suffer any consequences? Should have turned left. Opps, went to far. Sorry, I signaled left and wanted to go right. Me and my big mouth. Opps, did that hurt? Every action has some sort of reaction (sorry for the mash-up Sir Isaac Newton) and there will be […]

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 […]