Why news is so negative
From an article on Readtangle
If a headline reads, "Some very sad, terrible news to share", it's hard to resist opening the article. It makes an important point though - consuming news of the awful is addictive. What are effects?
The fifth industrial revolution
From articles by Regenesys Business School and Dig
“I see a crisis of trust in technology. In the Fifth Industrial Revolution, we’re going to have to have a chief ethical and humane use officer. Are we using these technologies for the good of the world?”
From an article by the Behavioral Insights Team
A behaviourally informed programme, designed with young people to help them behave ethically online. A positive impact on their online experiences; knowledge, new coping strategies, responsibility, consequences of their actions.
The dignity of work
From an article by Beautiful Enterprise
It is a phrase which is growing in usage, but what does it mean? Examples from experience of working, an exploration of biblical perspective and why it is relevant to all of us.
Thriving Cities (or towns)
From a report by the Institute for Advanced Studie
What does it mean and take to thrive in my city, and how can I contribute? Six areas of community wealth and well-being: Truth, Prosperity, Good, Justice and Order, Beauty and Sustainability.
When do your secrets hurt your wellbeing?
From an article in Greater Good magazine
While there is nothing inherently wrong with having secrets - it depends what the secret is and what revealing involves - the more burdensome it is for you to keep, the more likely it will affect your well-being.
The Outcomes Matrix - plan and measure your social impact
From a resource hosted by Good Finance
A useful tool to a) Gain a starting point for planning and measuring your social impact outcomes, b) Communicate your impact to social investors and key stakeholders and c) Think about future areas of development for your organisation
Beating the bias in AI
From an article by ETIQ.AI
As organisations implement machine learning algorithms, it is crucial that we understand the implications of the biased decisions AI can make. ETIQ have built tools to detect and stop the bias, unfairness and bad decisions.
Online - Church & A.I.
Technology is rapidly advancing. How can church, ministry and faith-based charity leaders respond to developments in artificial intelligence?
This interactive and informative 75 minute session will dive into the ethical and theological implications of AI, exploring its potential benefits and challenges for faith communities, including the potential impact of AI on; Evangelism, training and worship, Research and sermon prep via Generative AI..
In-Person - National Digital Conference - AI Day - Manchester
@No.1 Circle Square Oxford Road Manchester
Navigating the Risks and Benefits of AI for Your Organisation
Without any safety measures in place, what are the risks? Can they generate potentially harmful content, such as advice on planning attacks or hate speech? We will look at issues like bias; competition, and the loss of certain jobs as well as new jobs.
We will leave the day inspired by the possibilities of this new technology spoke good does about how we can use them now to improve our organisations, but also with a good understanding of their limitations and faults and having heard what the government is doing to regulate and remove the unintended consequences of this new area of change.
Online - Just Working? Why the dignity of work is at the heart of the new politics for the common good
Jon Cruddas is the Labour MP for Dagenham and Rainham and author of The Dignity of Labour. Jon is an Honorary Professor at the Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues at the University of Birmingham, and is writing a history of the Labour Party to mark the 100 year centenary of the first Labour Government in January 2024. He is also a visiting fellow at Nuffield College, Oxford and a visiting professor at the University of Leicester.