Data Ethics

CSR, Sustainability and the Digital Economy
CSR, Sustainability and the Digital Economy 4110 2642 Josh Hedley-Dent

I had the pleasure of speaking to the Institute of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability last week on the topic of Conscious advertising and why brands should care. Alongside the wonderful…

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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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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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AI, CitizenMe and You – Part 4: Can it move?
AI, CitizenMe and You – Part 4: Can it move? 150 150 StJohn Deakins

If a machine can move by itself without help, and moves based on what it can see, feel and hear around it (i.e. not on a pre-programmed route or a…

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AI, CitizenMe and You – Part 2: What Exactly is AI?
AI, CitizenMe and You – Part 2: What Exactly is AI? 300 168 StJohn Deakins

AI, CitizenMe and You. Part 2: What Exactly Is AI (Artificial Intelligence?) So what Exactly is AI (Artificial Intelligence)? Firstly – AI is *not* this: Credit: Terminator (1984) And AI…

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AI, CitizenMe and You: Introduction
AI, CitizenMe and You: Introduction 1280 720 StJohn Deakins

We are all now digital citizens: humans connected through a digital world. Our mission at CitizenMe is to empower all of us Citizens with the true value of our own…

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This is NOT a blog about GDPR…this is a blog about YOU.
This is NOT a blog about GDPR…this is a blog about YOU. 1920 1281 Alexia Keller

The 25th of May 2018 hailed the arrival of a new law in the EU that will impact pretty much everyone connected to the internet. It is called the General…

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Data is Water 2: Water is abundant (oil is scarce)
Data is Water 2: Water is abundant (oil is scarce) 1065 1041 StJohn Deakins

At the end of 2017 I posted Data Is The New Water in the Huffington Post. The way that we frame our language about ‘humans and data’, our new digital…

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Let’s learn the rules of the digital road before talking about a web Magna Carta
Let’s learn the rules of the digital road before talking about a web Magna Carta 1024 565 Neil Lawrence

My latest post for The Guardian: Technology is moving so fast we’re only beginning to understand how it will change society. It’s too early to distill our thinking to an…

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Beware the rise of the digital oligarchy
Beware the rise of the digital oligarchy 1024 566 Neil Lawrence

My latest post for The Guardian on the rise of the digital oligarchy: Powerful algorithms are concentrating the ownership of personal data in few hands. We need rights to control…

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