Big Data Innovation Summit – London

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I attended the two day conference this week, run by IE – Innovation Enterprise. Excellent speakers, and lots of food for thought. It wasn’t just tech stuff – though that side was very leading edge. The conference also covered Ethics, Privacy, Leadership, Journalism and Change. The picture above shows Steve Finlay giving an excellent talk on dealing with the ethical challenges …

Does the News Do Us Any Good? Alain de Botton at the RSA

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Given the current events in Ukraine, the way that news is reported (on all sides, sometimes opposing and sometimes oversimplified) is both interesting and unsettling. De Botton takes a philosopher’s approach to the general issue of the consumerisation of the news – making a plea for the media to treat us all more as grown ups, and for us as …