Tag Archives: Society

The Singularity

Most of you by now know that I am currently studying towards a History degree at University but what you may not know is that I also consider myself a ‘closet white-coat’ and a ‘futurist’ at heart – I have an immense interest in science and the impact it has had on our past, present, […]

Renaissance, Enlightenment… Revelation?

Society as we know it has been forged over the course of millennia, it has been shaped and melded by movements and ideologies that range from the sweeping vistas of Ancient Athens to the steps of Pretoria. History has shown, beyond a shadow of a doubt that modern society worldwide was created primarily through two […]

Daedalus & Icarus

Article Jaron Lanier was one of the original pioneers of what we now call “Virtual Reality” or “Digital Reality”. However, he has now turned against his own creation fearing the effect it is having on us as individuals and as a society. To me, Lanier is emulating the Greek Mythological figure of Daedalus: The father […]