Neither Universal basic Income nor six hour Swedish days can meet the challenge of automation CONTINUE READING
Alexa and Me….
New technology can give us more than we bargained for. CONTINUE READING
Devolution & PR: The Antidote to Brexit Poison?
With the UK government elected by less than 25% of the electorate, the centre left shut out of politics, and SNP-reduced Parliamentary airspace for Labour, is this a perfect storm set to break ?
Good News Fightback?
From Richmond to the jungle, is Hope back on the agenda? CONTINUE READING
Trump: Will he Learn Lessons From History or Repeat Them?
Trump’s election cannot be normalised. This is serious. CONTINUE READING
A New Populism? Talk Like You Mean It
The starting point for a new populism is to understand just how difficult it will be. CONTINUE READING
Remote, illiterate, self-interested – Government’s own experts slam UK digital programme
Systemic failings in the Government’s digital programmes cost us more than £2bn of lost savings. CONTINUE READING
Servant or Master? What Will be our Relationship With a Digital Economy
I worry when digital experts talk gleefully about ripping down barriers and creating a brave new world. CONTINUE READING
MacKenzie hijab row: Does Regulator’s Ruling Miss Wood for Trees?
To use one young Muslim woman as a battering ram for an argument that is as much about privatising Channel 4 as anything else is crass, unhelpful and should be actionable. CONTINUE READING
Safe Spaces and the “Right” to be Offended
There is a world of difference between feeling threatened and being offended CONTINUE READING