Saturday 24 February 2018

Zuckerberg and the infinite peril of voting for a catchy word

Brave new world: Is Mark Zuckerberg ushering us over the threshold into a new era of artificial intelligence?
Brave new world: Is Mark Zuckerberg ushering us over the threshold into a new era of artificial intelligence?
Brendan O'Connor

Brendan O'Connor

Have you heard anyone, apart from the odd nut, saying what a great idea Brexit is? Have you read one piece where top businessmen discuss the huge opportunities and riches that will flow from Brexit?

Have you heard anyone saying, "I can't wait for Brexit to kick in. It's going to be brilliant." Maybe we should have a competition? Why don't we put out a call across Ireland and the UK asking people to come up with benefits of Brexit and reasons why it's a great idea. You can email it to me if you want. Just complete this sentence: "I can't wait for Brexit to happen because...''

Maybe we should have another competition to find out what the hell Brexit is. Obviously we know that Brexit is Brexit.

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