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Joining the Fray

19th Aug 2019
Stuart Weir

Brexit. Are you pulling your hair out over: the outcome of the vote from three years ago? Over the fact that the Brexiteers didn’t have any plans in place once the shock vote went through?

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God's Ikon

5th Aug 2019
Stuart Weir

All this year I’ve slowly been making a case for the possibility that society could be good.

Ten Commandments for Phone Users

2nd Aug 2019
Nigel Cameron

1. Never at the family meal table. Including breakfast! 2. Never sneak. Under the table. In the loo. 3. Master your privacy settings, especially on Facebook. On your mobile, on websites, everywhere.

Screens and Teens

1st Aug 2019
Nigel Cameron

Raising teenagers is no simple business. Parents know there are no simple formulae for success, though keeping communication open is a core idea. How do mobiles and other screens work in your home? How much focus do church youth efforts have on helping teens think critically and be self-aware in their social media use?

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The only Problem with “Transhumanism” is Jesus

31st Jul 2019
Nigel Cameron

I’ve just done a recording for Premier Radio on “transhumanism” – with Micah Redding, a software designer from the United States who has started something called the “Christian Transhumanist Association.” Can you be a “Christian Transhumanist”?

Screens and young kids

31st Jul 2019
Nigel Cameron

It’s so easy, isn’t it? Sit them down with a screen. Toddlers as young as one will stay there, entranced. Sometimes for hours.  There’s been a lot of research into the impact of screens on children.

Myths of Multitasking

29th Jul 2019
Nigel Cameron

Humans are, of course, not limited to just one thing at a time, but these tend to be routine activities we have mastered. For example, we can eat our dinner when watching the TV. We can tell the children in the back of the car to be quiet while we drive them to school. But we are a lot more limited than we often think.

Are smart homes smart?

29th Jul 2019
Nigel Cameron

One of the hottest current trends in digital tech circles is the Internet of Things: real world objects that are connected to the internet and to each other.  These ‘cyber-physical’ systems include, for example, starting your car using an app on your

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Six things the abortion lobby won’t tell you about decriminalisation – part two

25th Jul 2019
Naomi Marsden

What is particularly telling about this campaign lies exactly in what it won’t tell us. It is cloaked in soundbites and promises of women’s liberation, rather than an honest assessment of what this law will mean in practice and what potential disadvantages follow – for both women and for babies. 

Deliver us from Robots!

25th Jul 2019
Nigel Cameron

“If popular culture has taught us anything, it is that someday mankind must face and destroy the growing robot menace” Daniel H Wilson, Roboapocalypse

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