(Audio & Video) ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE – FEAR OR FAVOUR IT?

Steph Vermeulen (EQ pioneer) and Simon Carpenter (Chief Innovation Officer for SAP SA) interviewed here by Ryan Hogarth on The New Normal about the potential of artificial intelligence (AI) to release us from the drudgery of being enslaved by a salary so that we can get on with living and loving life. Some scientists take [...]

By | 2018-07-04T10:50:57+00:00 July 4th, 2018|EQ Blog|0 Comments

AFRO-OPTIMISM – HAPPY NEW YEAR!

ONYAKA OMUSHA ABANTU BONKE! MAHLOHONOLO a SELEMO se SECHA! Writer:  Steph Vermeulen – founder of EQSA Africa attracts more than its fair share of negative attention.  To kick off 2018 on a more optimistic note, here’s a little food for thought ... At least three major influences are converging to change the face of Africa. [...]

By | 2018-01-17T02:45:57+00:00 January 17th, 2018|EQ Blog|0 Comments

50 Human Brain Ideas You Really Need to Know

Author:  Moheb Costandi All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason.’ Immanuel Kant (1787)   The brain’s main output: According to Daniel Wolpert – a British Neuroscientist - we have a brain for one reason and one reason only; to produce adaptable and complex movements.   The [...]

By | 2017-08-04T08:36:40+00:00 July 25th, 2017|EQ Blog|0 Comments

From Superman to Superhuman: 4iR – A Blazingly Bright Future

For a massive jolt of inspiration about our tomorrows, take a look at this startling video (11mins) about the 4th Industrial Revolution (4iR) produced by the World Economic Forum (WEF): Watch the video here: “A key feature of the 4iR is it doesn’t change what we are doing but it will change us.” [...]

By | 2017-08-04T09:40:16+00:00 September 26th, 2016|EQ Blog|0 Comments

Who Am I? You are what your neurons are up to

 “Those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.”  Nobel Laureate, George Bernard Shaw, penned this farsighted observation lightyears before anyone knew the pace of change would accelerate from 0 – 60 in a nanosecond.  Technology has progressed in giant strides – especially in Neuroscience –now we know the brain reshapes itself endlessly, making [...]

By | 2017-08-04T09:44:47+00:00 August 12th, 2016|EQ Blog|0 Comments

Are we all born Liars? Featured in Health Intelligence Mag (Sept/Oct)

Writer: Steph Vermeulen   Neuroscientists confirm that Shakespeare was right: all the world is a stage, and it appears that we’re all hard-wired to play make believe.   A popular social media post reads; ‘I wish your life was as dazzling as it appears on Facebook’. It neatly captures the ‘inconvenient truth’ revealed in Ian Leslie’s [...]

By | 2017-08-04T08:36:41+00:00 October 9th, 2015|EQ Blog|1 Comment