18 months later and nothing’s changed

I’ve been neglectful of my blog whilst I focused much of my time on a subset of my clients to help drive change more quickly. And yet it feels like nothing has changed. What have I spent most of the last few weeks talking about? Ethical AI, trustworthy AI, trust in the technology industry. Exactly […]

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What is effective ethical governance?

In mid-August I attended an “Ethics and Automation” panel run by HMG’s Automation Taskforce, and hosted by Katie Rhodes, Senior Policy & Strategy Advisor; this is a rather delayed part 2 of my thoughts from the session. The second speaker was Dr Brent Mittelstadt of the Oxford Internet Institute and Alan Turing Institute. His belief […]

Ethics and innovation go hand in hand

Last week I attended an “Ethics and Automation” panel run by HMG’s Automation Taskforce, and hosted by Katie Rhodes, Senior Policy & Strategy Advisor; this is part 1 of my thoughts from the session. The first panellist was Bethan Charnley, Head of Strategic Projects at the Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation (CDEI). The role […]

It was in the keys

Well, Andy Murray going out was a bit of a shock. I’m still quite sad about it. Having said, that, both Andy and Nadal getting knocked out earlier than expected does make it rather exciting too. When I heard what happened I immediately went to the Wimbledon Slamtracker to see what the keys to the match […]

Social is Changing the Future

The believers will read this blog post title and respond “well, duh” and the cynics will say “really? Are you sure?” Yes, I’m sure. As I’ve mentioned in a couple of blog posts recently, I was fortunate enough to have the opportunity to talk about how Social is Changing the Future to an audience made […]

Making Wimbledon Relevant

In a previous post I was thinking about some of the exciting things we do with Wimbledon, and I thought it might be useful to add some practical applications of social and analytics in other industries. I’m not going to talk about Big Data. If I’m honest I don’t really like the term. To me […]

Happy 25 Years Wimbledon and IBM!

I always think that everyone like’s a birthday and then I’m reminded that there are one or two who would rather forget. Well, even if you don’t IBM does like a birthday. We celebrated our Centennial a couple of years ago (see this video of all our achievements during that time), and now we’re delighted […]