• Cyberspace & Gadigal Country

Revealing the grey

The enlightenment is ongoing. It is not something that was purely limited to the time period beginning with Descartes. It’s a progressive revealing of the grey areas of our existence and increasing awareness of our ongoing moral dilemmas. I recall a 3hr conversation with somewhat of a modern day philosopher Max Kaye a few years back. We were traversing many […]

Challenges of teaching tech ethics

This is really some unedited thinking on this area. It’s based on the belief I have that to learn it you have to do it. What is happening with teaching tech ethics? Note: I don’t have a clear view of the ways tech ethics is being taught everywhere. So what I express here is based on my limited reach into […]

Education vs learning

I’ve encountered this often. People confuse learning with education and vice versa. But they are different. Let me try to articulate what I mean… Education is institutionalised spaces and standardised processes for learning. The accepted norms, behaviours, processes by which we transfer knowledge across time. Across generations. Universities, colleges, school, academies etc. These are spaces for institutionalised ways of learning. Following […]

Our social dilemma and what we should be focusing on

The Social Dilemma is a great piece of storytelling. I’d even go as far as it being a masterpiece of docu-drama. It brings to life some complex and challenging topics in a way that the average netizen can relate to. It was compelling in focus and immersive in narrative. While it’s easy to criticise the lack of nuance in the […]

One point for a story to start from

The playful sounds of my children doing their chaotic dance in the early morning permeates my house. Joyful screams, siblings yelling, crying, laughing. I transition from a deep dreaming state to being more lucid, aware I was dreaming. This noise and stimulus likely influenced me to shift brain wave frequency. In this moment, I’m awake but still dreaming. Aware of […]