Digestive health now no gut instinct
Ai and data are helping digital health startups address personalised nutrition – meaning 2019 could be the year we get to know the bacteria in our intestines, says Sinead Mac Manus.
Ai and the secret life of men
The latest Harry’s masculinity report contains startling findings about what it means to be a man in the UK in 2019. Its data has been collected by a bot deployed by London ‘intelligently artificial’ studio Us Ai. Co-founder Pete Trainor says machines used wisely can guide us to a more positive future.
Hearn exits Social Tech Trust
Social Tech Trust chief executive Vicki Hearn is to leave the organisation after nearly four years at the helm. The news, confirmed on Wednesday, comes at the end of a challenging year that has seen the trust separate from its founder and lead funder Nominet. (more…)
Trust names ‘tech to unite us’ nine
Nine UK tech-for-good ventures focussed on major social challenges have been named as the recipients of grants totalling £400,000 to help them grow their ventures, Social Tech Trust has announced, as it unveils its first set of grants since independence. (more…)
Government must be brave on skills
Research by innovation foundation Nesta has shown that not all digital skills are equally ‘future-proof’. Knowing this, asks Eliza Easton, what should government, educators and employers do to give the workforce the right skills for 2030? (more…)