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sustainable development, algorithm

Unregulated use of AI is threat to sustainable development

New research suggests that the use of Artificial Intelligence could pose a threat to sustainable development when unregulated.
public good

How government and public sector can win at social media for public good

Barack Obama’s vision for transparent government communications rings true in a post-COVID-19 world. Here, we find out how the government and public sector can win at social media for the public good.
american voting behaviour, gianforte

Does American voting behaviour prioritise loyalty or democracy?

With the 2020 Election looming, Yale researchers investigate how American voting behaviour is impacted by undemocratic acts from candidates.
voting decision, cambridge analytica

How can one innocent click change your voting decision?

For those watching voting decisions, a combination of psychology and technology is changing political rivalry from agenda-based to influence-based.
contemporary black activism, racism

How is contemporary Black activism reshaping itself?

Dr Monia Dal Checco, specialist in contemporary African American literature, discusses the power of contemporary Black activism via #BlackLivesMatter.
british justice system, US system

A view from the Bar: Race and the British justice system

Paula Rhone-Adrien, leading Family law Barrister, explores the implicit bias of race and the British justice system.
bangladeshi garment workers, covid

How can brands help Bangladeshi garment workers?

Dr Nika Salvetti from Nyenrode Business University explains how Bangladeshi garment workers can be helped by the brands that use their services.
twitter hack

FBI investigates Twitter attack on high-profile celebrities

The FBI has launched an investigation after a cyberattack on high-profile US figures in an apparent Bitcoin scam.
digital socialisation, sungard AS

After lockdown: UK will see 27% increase in digital socialisation

Research by Sungard AS found that the UK will see a 27% increase in digital socialisation post-COVID.
#blacklivesmatter, abiola bello

Abiola Bello: “#BlackLivesMatter is more than just a hashtag”

Abiola Bello, author of the Emily Knight series, gives her opinion on why #BlackLivesMatter is an essential anti-racist movement.

PM Boris Johnson ends 5G infrastructure plans with Huawei

On Tuesday (14 July), PM Boris Johnson cancelled 5G infrastructure plans with Chinese tech giant Huawei: What does this mean?
bangladeshi garment workers, boohoo

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.
development of facial recognition, IBM

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.

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