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Deep Dive Into 2023 Technologies

Posted 15 December 2022

Take a deep breath! 2023 is going to be a roller coaster ride when it comes to new technologies -  a true blend of the exhilarating and the unsettling. 

Technology should never define us. The future is not a product of the technologies we use but of how we, as moral agents decide to use them. 
 
That said, technology is important. As the media education pioneer John Culkin famously observed, “We shape our tools and, thereafter, our tools shape us.” 
 
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Jesus left his followers with two great, central instructions. One we call the 'great commandment', the other has been called the 'great commission'. Like soldiers in an army, you and I have been entrusted with a great task. We are 'commissioned officers' in an army. We have orders to fulfil, a clear role to play and the authority to back that role. Everything we do in... Click for more

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The Workspace Revolution

Are Offices On The Way Out?

Teamwork, wrote Andrew Carnegie, is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.

The Covid-19 pandemic has wrought huge changes to the working habits of millions, perhaps billions, of people worldwide.

For example, commuting and office work have been hit hard by Covid19. Before the pandemic, more than 20 percent of European workers spent 90 minutes or more commuting to and from work. That will definitely change for the post-Covid generation. 

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