Author Archives: Mark Feerick

Impact of AI and Robotics

There were 5 exabytes of information created between the dawn of civilization through to 2003, but that much information is now created every two days. – Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman of Google Why we need artificial intelligence Society has too much data. There may be no easy way to verify whether our society did indeed […]

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Building a Post-Pandemic World is our Great Challenge

Environmentalists argue that COVID-19 is showing us the need for collective endeavour on a global level and reinforces the need to act urgently on climate change. Some in the business community and beyond disagree and are saying: there should be no higher priority than to repair a ravaged economy, postponing stricter environmental regulations if necessary. Both the […]

Have financial markets got ahead of themselves?

After a huge equity rebound since the March lows, we should expect the markets to chop around and we could see another sizable decline. I’m generally inclined toward a bullish outlook. Throughout the previous bull market, I stayed upbeat at times, such as December 2018, when many people thought a new bear market was upon us. […]