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The Doctors' Strike and the Great Trust Deficit

Posted 22 April 2016

With its threat to carry forward the junior doctors’ strike indefinitely, the British Medical Association is in danger of scoring an own goal.

By pursuing ever more aggressive strike action, it may inadvertently add the medical establishment to a register it doesn’t want to join.

Since 2007, a growing number of Britain’s foundational institutions have joined something I like to call the Trust Deficit Register.

In the last few years, the public’s relationship with society’s foundational institutions has arguably taken a... Click for more

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You Have Intrinsic Value

29 April 2016

We all long to have value, to feel worthy of love and respect. There are two kinds of value, however: ?intrinsic' and ?extrinsic' value. If we say something has ?intrinsic' value, we mean that it has value in and of itself - it is valuable simply because it is what it is. We find intrinsic value, for example, in things that are beautiful, costly or rare.... Click for more

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3 Big Techs You Need To Know

The Technologies You & Your Organisation Can't Afford to Ignore

If you were a school teacher grading the performance of some of the most promising technologies of 2015, you’d have to mark an ‘unsatisfactory’ beside some very big players.

One year ago, augmented reality was expected to emerge near the top of the class for the year ahead. It failed miserably. You can pick up Google Glass, or any of its derivatives, for a song on eBay.

In short, this was because few people felt any emotional connection... Click for more

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