Purpose Driven Digital

You can have anything you want, just not everything you want. This was the advice given to me by my family financial planner when I was a teenager and I’ve never forgotten it. The constant reminder that not only life is short, but that I need to think about what is most important. For me, […]

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Can bots possess empathy?

I was pursuing my Facebook feed the other day and came across an advertisement for Replika, an “Artificial Intelligence Friend”, which offers to be a virtual personal relationship, providing a vehicle for self-expression, understanding, and feedback. We’ve talked about Empathy in the context of bots or applications, but this is a whole new level. This […]

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Empathy and Our Nation

I have kids and I love them. Sometimes love isn’t enough. Sometimes you need to be told how to express your love in a way that crosses a barrier you’ve slowly built up over time. I was noticing a problem with one of my kids about how they responded to being angry. I tried “everything”, […]

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