Time to face (unintended) consequences
Our lives and outlook, and those of our children, are fast being shaped by digital. These changes are unplanned, largely unregulated and already happening. This, warns Adam Thilthorpe, leaves us reliant on the ethical fortitude of developers. He says we urgently need a clear ethical framework for digital innovation.
Summit probes power & responsibility
On 4 October in London, DigitalAgenda hosts a major all-day summit exploring the unintended consequences of the digital age – from privacy to online safety, trust, fake news and the future of work. (more…)
Power & Responsibility Summit
A one-day DigitalAgenda summit on regulation, trust and the unintended consequences of the digital age.
In partnership with BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT
Thursday 4 October 2018
British Library Knowledge Centre, London (more…)
Tech jobs ‘promote social mobility’
Three in four people working in UK tech are better off than their parents were, a new report from BCS says – urging better teaching information and coordination with government social mobility programmes to ensure the profession represents all of society. (more…)