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internet addiction, loneliness

The science behind how loneliness can create internet addiction

The highest risk revealed by this research is for adolescent boys aged 16, who face a strong chance of becoming temporarily addicted to the internet.
elevated anxiety, adult

Researchers identify young adults who are facing elevated anxiety

The study looks at behaviour traits at the age of 15, that signal if individuals could be at risk of elevated anxiety three years in the future.
education inequality, o-lab

The app going up against centuries of education inequality

Nishat spoke to Tania Rosas who launched O-lab, the app created to fight education inequality for Indigenous students.
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CEO of Amazon Jeff Bezos to step down from role

Bezos, who founded the company in 1994, will hand over the CEO role to Andy Jassy - currently CEO of Amazon Web Services.
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Research explains why students keep their cameras turned off

In a survey of 312 students, researchers explored why students were keeping their cameras turned off - despite encouragement from teachers, and a general sense of wanting to see their classmates.
online harms regulation, child

UK online harms regulation delayed until 2023 by Facebook threat

In 2018 the UK proposed stronger 'online harms' regulation, to address harmful content that children can see on social media - by asking tech giants to do better self-regulation or face Government investigation.
infodemic, infodemiology

Infodemic: The other face of epidemics (COVID-19)

Dr Sylvie Briand, Director, Global Infectious Hazards Preparedness Department at the World Health Organization, explains how COVID-19 is accompanied by fighting an infodemic.
IT infrastructure, cloud computing

Why infrastructure should be at the top of your organisation’s IT agenda

CEOs of IT Naturally Julie Bishop and Richard Gardner discuss why IT infrastructure matters, and why their refreshing approach to changing, running, and securing infrastructure is winning customers’ hearts and minds.
supplier privatisation, public data

It’s time to eliminate supplier privatisation of public data

Luke Morton, CTO at Made Tech, discusses why now is the time to deal with supplier privatisation of public data - from big to small tech firms, data should be handled with transparency.
education changes, computer

Education changes: Time for schools to turn and face the digital music

Simon Carter, Director at RM Education says that COVID-19 created deep-rooted education changes in the UK, and that we must now strengthen the world of online learning.
making things simple, disability

Accessibility: What’s so hard about making things simple?

Sarah Winters, founder of Content Design London who previously led the Government Digital Service’s content strategy, discusses the art of making things simple so that they work for everyone.
first COVID lockdown, COVID-19

US experienced spike in insomnia during first COVID lockdown

A significant increase in online searches for "insomnia" signalled to researchers that the first COVID lockdown was hard-hitting on mental health in the US.
recruitment during COVID-19, GISMA

Recruitment during COVID-19: Managing your resources

Dr Gabriela Whitehead, Head of Digital Transformation and Process Management at GISMA Business School turns the spotlight on recruitment during COVID-19, including comment on managing resources.
global digital divide

Global digital divide jeopardises remote learning during pandemic

Dr Ronda Zelezny-Green, Global Head of Training and eLearning at the Internet Society, looks at the global digital divide and the impact the COVID-19 pandemic is having on remote learning.
fixed wireless broadband

Fixed wireless broadband underpins the future of remote learning

Bruce Miller, Vice President of Enterprise Marketing, Cambium Networks, explores why fixed wireless broadband underpins the future of remote learning.
Cyber Security issues, EHJ & SJ consultancy

Solving all your Cyber Security issues

Here, EHJ & SJ Consultancy discuss the convergence of the Digital Transformation Era with Cyber Security.
human rights defenders, COVID-19

The consequences of a global pandemic on human rights defenders

Nishat spoke to Ed O’Donovan, Head of Protection at Front Line Defenders, to dissect pandemic obstacles faced by human rights defenders - especially Indigenous communities in Brazil.
digital learning and ransomware, student data

How can schools stay safe in the age of digital learning and ransomware?

Rick Vanover, Senior Director of Product Strategy at Veeam, discusses the urgency of protecting schools in the days of digital learning and ransomware.
innovative solutions,

WFH problems: Innovative solutions maintain business as usual

Sam Newman, Managing Director of OGEL IT LTD explains how innovative solutions help maintain business as usual, even with workers at home.
age-restricted websites

How the government can protect minors online in a post-pandemic world

Philipp Pointner, Jumio’s Chief Product Officer, explores the continued issues that age-restricted websites have when trying to verify their users’ age and how the government can offer support.

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