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The Risk of Disconnect: raising kids in the digital realm

As screens come to capture our every waking moment, Morgan Reede assesses the impact of  technology on the relationship between parent and child. Part of our inherent nature as humans is the innate curiosity we have to want to understand ...

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Digital Bill of Rights – A Call to Action!

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Tim Berners Lee invented the World Wide Web as an ‘Internet for everyone’. He offered this invention as an open-source digital commons for all of us to use and share. Tim built on existing technologies such as the Transmission Control ...

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Ours to Manage and to Own: Beyond the Sharing Economy

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Looking Beyond Platform Capitalism to a Shared Economy, Ours to Manage and to Own Location: Westminster Forum. 5th floor, Wells Street, University of Westminster. 32-38 Wells Street, London W1T 3UW. Date & Time: 25th May 2015, 1845 The backlash against ...

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The Future of Traffic Enforcement?

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One month ago, Robert Goodwill, Britain’s Road Minister announced a record rise in deaths on UK roads. Subject to government austerity measures and funding reforms, traffic policing has suffered a national 12% cut in the number of enforcement officers on ...

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unSmart Cities: The New Hyperhabitat

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Envisioning the smart city as if people mattered This February, Cybersalon invites you take part in our third event of the Cybersalon Hyperhabitat Series… The Smart City is upon us. Ubiquitous computing is increasingly blurring our perception of the virtual ...

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Lost Dreams of the American Future

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Interstellar travel, nuclear fusion for everyone and thinking machines: The 1964 New York World’s Fair promised a new revolution of everyday life, an age of understanding. Far from visions of peace and progress, beneath the façade, a celebration of world ...

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Open Letter: From the Digital Pioneers to the Digital Natives

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The following document is a collaborative work, the first outline in forging a national conversation around the rise of Digital Britain, towards a Net Bill of Rights. Do we want a Digital Britain to be a passive theatre or a ...

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