Mar 12, 2019
Technology is everywhere. From our phones, to cars, workplaces
and homes, artificial intelligence (AI) exists and shapes our
lives. Is this a good thing? Or does this affect the human
condition? In this episode, we will debate the role of AI versus
‘ancient intelligence’ – guidance and ‘tools’ from human
Humans have always looked to improve the quality of their
lives, even back in ancient times. Ancient philosophers were aware
that in order to become the best version of yourself, you need to
live with virtues (Aristotle) and this is still highly relevant
today. However, unlike ancient people, modern humans have new tools
in the form of technology and AI which are also trying to capture
From machines playing board games in 1950s, society is
expected to move to an AI driven world of convenience. But what
impact will this have on us? Will this be different for millennials
versus baby boomers? And does our dependence on technology
potentially explain differences between groups?
Pete explores the link between technology usage and happiness
and explains why happiness has plateaued since 1950s, despite more
disposable cash and choices. Since the advent of AI, our decision
making abilities have been reduced and increased multitasking and
Pete describes why we need to take bold action if we are to regain
our ability to live life to the fullest.
In this episode, you will learn:
1. Why taking a three month holiday
might not be as great as it first seems;
2. Why the idea of a work-life balance
is a myth;
3. How to put down the smartphone and
look up by following PERMA.
What ancient wisdom do you follow? Is your relationship
with technology different to your parents or children? Share with
us what you’ve learnt from this episode in the comments
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About Pete Cohen:
Pete Cohen is one of the world’s leading keynote speakers.
Hundreds of thousands of people from all over the world have been
motivated and inspired by Pete’s presentations. He has
professionally impacted on the lives of thousands of people
worldwide, including business executives, professional athletes and
the everyday person.
Pete has coached world-class athletes and sporting greats,
such as Sally Gunnell, Ellen MacArthur, Ronnie O’Sullivan, Arsenal
Football Club and Tim Henman to achieve peak performance.
Pete focuses on the importance of having a strong belief in
yourself. He teaches that you need to be positive and you have to
develop self-confidence to achieve your potential and be
He is the author of 17 published books, several of which have
been best-sellers across the world, including Shut the Duck Up,
Habit Busting, Life DIY and Sort Your Life Out. He has also
presented his own show on TV called The Coach and was the resident
Life Coach on GMTV for 12 years.