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About deandonaldson

I am a Digital Transformation Strategist and focussed on global evangelism; helping position clients at the forefront of emerging media and the next generation of consumer engagement. I'm passionate about how storytelling and creative technology can be used to deliver focussed messages – irrespective of the consumer viewing device – and then drive favourable outcomes for brands, whilst addressing concerns over user profiling.

Being Human: The Rise of Artificial Sex

If you have not caught Channel 4's Sci-Fi show "Humans" yet, then you really should. A joint Anglo-American production, the series explores the themes of artificial intelligence and robotics, focusing on the social, cultural, and psychological impact of the invention of anthropomorphic robots called "synths". In a similar vein, HBO's Westworld, is about a technologically advanced, Western-themed amusement park [...]

Could we live forever?

An insightful short documentary that explores the notion of Transhumanism - moving into Super Humans through three key areas; longevity, intelligence and well-being - and ultimately into the Singularity; where artificial intelligence is interconnected and surpasses that of all human beings combined - with the potential of reducing humanity to mere 'pets'. [...]

Predictive Programming and the Human Microchipping Agenda

An insightful feature documentary that does a great job on highlighting how we are sleepwalking into a tracked society through the world of entertainment media. It is over an hour long, but goes into some of the thought processes and background information in a very engaging way - with some great examples. So go [...]

RFID: The feared mark or a fleeting moment?

It’s been a while since I wrote a post here. However, recently I have found myself looking at a few online discussions about RFID (a technology for the wireless transmission of a unique identifying code) and other near-field tracking technology. In reading through the vast array of colourful comments, it made me realize how [...]