UK productivity falling for second quarter in a row

(pic: Eric Hossinger / Flickr) Today, I learned that that UK productivity has continued to fall at a time when growth in our economy is badly needed as we career towards an uncertain Brexit. Since I focus on innovation in retail,  I needed some expertise on why productivity was down, so I turned to Nigel Driffield of Warwick Business […]

How can you prove you’re not in a computer simulation?

I’ve enjoyed read this article in Cosmos Magazine, that has concluded that we cannot live in computer simulation of the kind indicated in the outstanding 1999 movie The Matrix. https://cosmosmagazine.com/physics/physicists-find-we-re-not-living-in-a-computer-simulation The article reports that two scientists set out to see whether whether it was possible to use a technique known as Quantum Monte Carlo to study […]