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The cost of fashion: 4.1 million Bangladeshi garment workers

The #PayUp movement has called attention to the multi-billion dollar fashion brands who exploit Bangladeshi garment workers and have capitalised from underpaid UK garment workers.
racial discrimination, one young world

Young activists do not trust their Government on racial discrimination

Research from One Young World’s global network shows that 74% of their Peace Ambassadors do not believe racial discrimination will be changed by their politicians.
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Tech companies drop development of facial recognition

Some tech companies have dropped development of facial recognition software, under fears of human rights violations by police.
tackling misinformation, covid-19

How are social media giants tackling misinformation during COVID-19?

Özlem Bedre-Defolie, Associate Professor of Economics at ESMT Berlin, reflects on how platforms like WhatsApp and Facebook are tackling misinformation at this crucial hour.
online victimisation

Reduce child online victimisation: What effective prevention programs have in common

Teaching children to foster safe and healthy relationships in social media environments is explored here by Marsali Hancock from the EP3 Foundation.
protecting children, digital

Rising to the challenge of protecting children in a digital world

In this in-depth analysis, PRIVO highlights the real solutions for protecting children online.
digital immunity certifcates, contact tracing

Digital immunity certificates: The use of tech to transition out of lockdown

Edgar A Whitley, Professor at LSE, co-chair of PCAG and consultant on Ada Lovelace review, highlights the problems with digital immunity certificates and contact tracing apps.
mental healthcare reform, mental health europe

COVID-19: The time for mental healthcare reform is now

Jennifer Oroilidis and Marie Fallon-Kund, from Mental Health Europe, argue that in light of COVID-19, the time for mental healthcare reform is now.
maximising technology, digital content management

Moving forward: Maximising technology from a usability and accessibility perspective

Senior Accessibility Analyst at Digital Analyst Centre Mike Taylor discusses maximising technology to be both usable and accessible, and how to make it work for everyone.
resilience

Resilience is like a muscle we can train

Resilience in times of crises and how to come our stronger - an interview about with Prof. Dr. Brigitte Anderl-Doliwa and Franz-Josef Wagner.
online data

What happens to our online data when we die?

Here, Dr Elaine Kasket, psychologist, speaker, and writer, explores our digital afterlives and what happens to our online data when we die.
fighting misinformation

Fighting misinformation matters more than ever during COVID-19

Salvatore Sinno, Chief Security Architect and Director of Cybersecurity Innovation at Unisys, discusses the importance of fighting misinformation during the COVID-19 pandemic.
covid-19 lockdown, news

How to beat the COVID-19 lockdown blues

Lucy Victoria Desai, copywriter at Fulton Umbrellas, here discusses ways to fight the COVID-19 lockdown blues.
digital democracy

Dangers of anonymity within a digital democracy

Stephen Ufford, Chairman of the Board at Trulioo, discusses the dangers of anonymity within a digital democracy following an increase in voting-related cybercrime.
conservative social media, COVID misinformation

Research links COVID misinformation to conservative social media

Bioweapons, bleach and 'flu' comparisons: Researchers link the circulation of COVID misinformation to the consumption of conservative social media.
online disinformation

‘Infodemic’ – tackling COVID-19 online disinformation

Julian Hayes and Greta Barkle of BCL Solicitors LLP, discuss how we can tackle online disinformation during the COVID-19 pandemic.
modern life

Social media: A central part of modern life with dangers

Social media is a central part of modern life, writes Rufus Caldecott, Operations Analyst at the security and intelligence firm, Blackstone Consultancy but there are dangers, he warns.
protect children, digital age

How can we protect children in the digital age?

Here, Claire Quinn, VP of Compliance & DPO, CIPP/e at PRIVO, discusses the challenges of how to protect children in the digital age.
digital accessibility centre, voice recognition software

Introducing the Digital Accessibility Centre (DAC)

Mike Taylor from the Digital Accessibility Centre discusses testing apps and websites for accessibility, to ensure compliance with web standards.
turing defined machine intelligence, neural network

Do we listen to how Turing defined Machine Intelligence?

John Yardley dives into a philosophical question at the heart of our AI obsession: Do we care about how Turing defined "Machine Intelligence", and should we?

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