Take a digital diet for Christmas
As we wind down into the two-week festive season, many are looking forward to taking a break from the relentless emails, messages and notifications that clog up our lives. Rob McCargow at PwC says the traditional diet can wait until January – he’s taking a digital diet for Christmas.
250+ enter Impact Awards
The 2018 Impact Awards closed for entries this week – and we’ve been super-impressed by the quantity and quality coming through. Numbers have now topped 250 – leaving our judges with their work cut out ahead of the awards event on March 7. That is shaping up to be a super afternoon and evening – with tickets now on sale. Julian Blake reports. (more…)
What does 2018 hold in store?
Drones for good, a green internet, regulated Ai and data as consumer tool – all on the list of predictions for 2018 from Nesta. How many are likely to become reality next year? And, with the series in its seventh year, how have previous years’ predictions fared? (more…)
More enter 2018 Impact Awards
Babylon Health, Founders4Schools, Pavegen and Bulb were among the winners from a strong field in 2017. With many more entries in for our second year, who will win the Impact Awards in 2018? (more…)
Facebook: depression is your fault
After searing criticism from high-profile former execs about its effect on the human condition, Facebook has acknowledged for the first time that social media can harm the mental health of its users. But it absolves itself of responsibility by essentially blaming people for using social tools in the wrong way. Julian Blake reports. (more…)