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Rip it Up, Start Again
Rip it Up, Start Again 480 360 Claudia Velilla

We were very excited to see our founder StJohn Deakins ripping it up at the Rip It Up@Paddington Works, a London Tech Week event on June the 13th! CitizenMe joined a…

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CAN – Conscious Advertising Network
CAN – Conscious Advertising Network 743 496 Claudia Velilla

The Conscious Advertising Network (CAN) has launched with the aim of taking a stand against unethical practices in advertising. Last week, CitizenMe joined CAN’s launch event as part of the…

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Royal Society: Privacy Enhancing Technology
Royal Society: Privacy Enhancing Technology 2048 2048 StJohn Deakins

Our global digital society is rapidly changing. In the space of a decade, the concept of  “Privacy” has gone from being an essential human right, to being dismissed as an…

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Robots working
The Future of Work
The Future of Work 1276 844 Henry Wellington

The world as we know it was built on the idea that you work for a living. Your place in society is generally determined by the work you or your…

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Becoming digital Citizens: From survive to thrive
Becoming digital Citizens: From survive to thrive 1920 1281 StJohn Deakins

“Saving our planet” is now one of the most pressing global issues for humanity. As we progress out of the industrial era into a new era of digital knowledge, the…

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DataIQ Awards
DataIQ Awards 1280 720 Claudia Velilla

We’re honoured to have been shortlisted for the DataIQ Awards for Best Data Ethics and Privacy Initiative! Due to the recent increase in awareness of consumers’ data rights following the…

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An injustice in disguise – the male contraceptive pill and its potential market
An injustice in disguise – the male contraceptive pill and its potential market 1620 1080 Claudia Velilla

A male contraceptive pill has passed initial human tests. This revolutionary breakthrough in contraception presents different choices for men, moving the contraceptive field forward significantly. However, it could still be…

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Goodbye AI, hello HIA Knowledge
Goodbye AI, hello HIA Knowledge 1250 837 StJohn Deakins

We’ve reached peak “AI”. Every tech startup with a line of code and a calculation is touting itself as the next potential Artificial Intelligence breakthrough. The reality is that 2…

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Is Facebook past its “Use By” Date?
Is Facebook past its “Use By” Date? 1080 720 StJohn Deakins

Yesterday, Mark Zuckerburg published a note detailing his new vision for the future of Facebook. Given their troubles in 2018, and the resulting steep decline in public trust, it’s not…

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AI, CitizenMe and You (long read version)
AI, CitizenMe and You (long read version) 1280 720 StJohn Deakins

In this combined piece of 7 blog posts, we explain what Artificial Intelligence does, why it’s so useful for us all, what we’re doing at CitizenMe – and what this…

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The impact of technology: Who we are becoming and why insights matter
The impact of technology: Who we are becoming and why insights matter 3237 1679 Katherine Le

In the real world, people interact with waves and hugs. We can look at each other, hold hands and take walks in parks. We listen and talk. We smell and…

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AI, CitizenMe and You – Part 6: Can it reason?
AI, CitizenMe and You – Part 6: Can it reason? 3000 2000 StJohn Deakins

AI, CitizenMe and You – Part 6: Can it Reason? This is the big one. Machine Learning makes decisions based on patterns that it finds in large amounts of data.…

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