Using the Devon Local Authority area and demographic as a model, an assessment of this authorities annual social and economic benefits potential for public service digital engagement with citizens has currently reached a staggering value in excess of £2.4billion. Realisation of these benefits will require the digital solution implemented achieving a true transformation of theRead More
A handful of people working at a handful of tech companies steer the thoughts of billions of people every day, says design thinker Tristan Harris. From Facebook notifications to Snapstreaks to YouTube autoplays, they’re all competing for one thing: your attention. Harris shares how these companies prey on our psychology for their own profit andRead More
NHS CyberSecurity lessons arising from the worldwide ransomware attack that occurred on the 14th of May is already prompting much debate for the NHS, much of which focuses on the failure of affected organisations to ensure adequate levels of investment on IT systems to mitigate the risk of this event. The ransomware exploited a knownRead More
By 2018 patients should have access to their medical records online. By 2020 this should have evolved into a digital patient engagement solution as health and social care achieves “paperless at the point of care” working practices. But is it just about engagement, or should we be preparing more for active participation and ownership of healthRead More
Cybathlon, the first Olympic Games for bionic athletes was hosted on 8 October 2016, in Kloten, Switzerland. This world premiere saw 74 international disabled athletes – kitted out with bionic prostheses and brain-computer interfaces – compete with each other at the specially created events. These modern-day cyborgs from 25 different countries competed in 59 different teams fromRead More
Happy to use technology, but finds it often to be too complicated
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