Which phrase or word do you most overuse? "Basically". Generally I want to bring all conversations to "basic 101" — no complicated stuff. What are you reading at the moment? Only Humans Need Apply: Winners and Losers in the Age of Smart Machines by Thomas Hayes Davenport and Julia Kirby. What was your first job? Distributing pamphlets at the robots in Arcadia, Pretoria, through a company called Studentwise. I’m not sure if it still exists. What’s the worst airport you’ve been in? Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston, Jamaica. I was extremely disappointed because I was of the opinion that Jamaicans were really easy/cool people. The service I received from airport staff was terrible. What is your biggest indulgence? Shoes, maybe. Who is your favourite hero of fiction? MacGyver. How do you deal with stress? I do a bit of yoga — breathing makes you realise that it is not the end of the world and gives you courage to confront your stress. What’s your one top tip for doing a de...

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