Posts byCaroline Walker

Our screen obsession

When I was a child, my parents used to say I would get ‘square eyes’ if I watched too much TV. Today, one of my major battles with my own children is the amount of time they spend on their phones. In part this is a perennial parental worry about how their kids spend their…
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Will the machines take over our jobs?

People have always had a fascination with robots – from Da Vinci’s automatons in the 15th century right the way through to Channel 4’s biggest drama hit in 20 years, Humans, which is back for a second season. The power and capability of robotics and computing is increasing at pace – Google Deepmind’s AlphaGo programme…
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