Digital Citizenship

Satisfied or Disappointed? Ask The Brits
Satisfied or Disappointed? Ask The Brits 1920 1162 Ivona Ivanova

Are you happy with your life? It seems impossible to answer this question by simply using ‘yes’ or ‘no’, right? We know from experience how easy it is to get…

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The Challenge of Defining Personal Data
The Challenge of Defining Personal Data 1920 1162 Claudia Velilla

This interview clip from Wonk Bridge’s article on ‘Bringing the Power of Data Back to the People’ focuses on the current challenges in defining personal data. Is there a problem…

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How We Have Evolved with The Times
How We Have Evolved with The Times 1280 771 Claudia Velilla

As part of Wonk Bridge’s article on ‘Bringing the Power of Data Back to the People’, this second interview clip talks about how CitizenMe has evolved over the years, moving…

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Digital Memories: Choosing How We Share (part 2)
Digital Memories: Choosing How We Share (part 2) 1620 1080 StJohn Deakins

As much as we might sometimes like to think otherwise, we all need to keep some things private to ourselves. Embarrassing events, shared intimacies, funny ideas, ‘crazy’ thoughts, or just…

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Libra: the four forces driving Zuckerbucks
Libra: the four forces driving Zuckerbucks 1920 1280 StJohn Deakins

New global currencies are inevitable but is Facebook Libra the answer? It has been a busy news month for Facebook. Facebook Group (including Facebook, Whatsapp and Instagram) is going through…

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Can you change your personality?
Can you change your personality? 2568 1712 Claudia Velilla

Just as most of us will express interest in changing some of our physical features that we may dislike or feel insecure about, can the same be said for our…

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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 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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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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“Right to self” – solving the biggest problem of the Internet
“Right to self” – solving the biggest problem of the Internet 601 332 StJohn Deakins

Were he alive today and busy defining matters of self, the philosopher Descartes might have rationally proposed: I’m digital; therefore I am. And who could argue with that? From mobile…

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Welcome
Welcome 800 442 StJohn Deakins

Hi and welcome to the CitizenMe blog! Life is about balance. We all want to use great apps and amazing internet services. Connecting, participating, sharing – who wouldn’t? Simultaneously, we…

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