Seeking Online Therapy during the Covid crisis

As the lockdown period continues, many are feeling the pressure. Financial troubles, job losses, social isolation and fears for the health of family and friends are compounding and the effects on mental health cannot be denied. Medical experts warn of a looming mental health crisis in the coming months due to our current unprecedented circumstances. … Continue reading Seeking Online Therapy during the Covid crisis

Technochauvinism and AI Bias

Technochauvinism is a recent addition to cyber vernacular. Coined by data journalist Meredith Broussard, it refers to the view that technology will always improve things, and that technological solutions should always be favoured over traditional approaches. How many times have you tried scanning your groceries through the self check outs with painful results? These chipper … Continue reading Technochauvinism and AI Bias

Artificial Intelligence and Empathy

Emotional intelligence is a hot topic. While soft skills are highly sought after by employers, our technology has not yet caught up. As AI advances, the focus is sharply fixed on how it can establish a real connection to it's users. "Ok Google" and "Hey Siri" echo through households the world over to help with … Continue reading Artificial Intelligence and Empathy