I have spent the past few weeks reflecting on my first six months at the IFoA, in part prompted by the presidential cycle, and in part as I have now spent more time leading the IFoA from home than I have in the office!
The Terminator is coming! At least that's one potential vision of the future, invoked by Boris Johnson at the UN last year while he speculated about artificial intelligence (AI). We can certainly debate how realistic that vision is, and what the possible timescales might be.
The recent stalling of longevity improvements in many countries has made front page news, often calling into question the state of a nations economy and the virtues or lack thereof of its government policies.