So much of our media news is dire that I thought it would be good to start the year with a story of virtue and prosperity.
What the Copenhagen study doesn’t appear to mention is the disturbing fact that prolonged use of social media cuts down on our 'eyeball time'.
Given the opposing views of this muddled debate, is there indeed a STEM skills shortage or surplus in the workforce? I would argue that the answer is 'yes' for both.
Of course, technology is less to blame for the world's ills than human choices as to how we use technology.
Bitcoin can't continue to be the criminal currency, particularly for monetizing ransomware viruses. It's crucial that the Blockchain becomes a place criminals don't feel secure.
And I find myself saying, yet again, this awful, poorly argued, self-seeking paper has passed peer review? What have we come to in the journal world?
Computers with very sophisticated software 'would be no more capable of being harmed, as distinguished from damaged – than the toaster'.
Richard Horton, the current editor of the medical journal, The Lancet, recently stated that, 'The case against science is straightforward: much of the scientific literature, perhaps half, may simply be untrue.'
Not too long ago, 20 percent of British divorce cases were citing Facebook as a contributing factor in marriage breakdown.
The change is evidenced by growing dissatisfaction with politics as usual, with the rise of political parties on what were the margins, and with the return of the young to party politics.
When the asteroid hit the vast oil deposits of Mexico, it sent thick black smoke into the atmosphere, changing the climate around the world.
Having brought mankind so far, has traditional science finally outlived its usefulness? Many seem to think so.