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Digital health projects helping citizens lead healthier lives 
Making data available and useful to citizens, to help them lead healthier and more independent lives. Some stories of individuals who are starting to use the technologies.
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Detecting modern slavery in your supply chain
Modern slavery is often invisible, hidden in factories, small farms, plantations, etc. It is challenging to detect and hard to eradicate. Two apps are emerging to help detect issues.
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Aiming to help one billion people reduce food wastage 
Olio's app prevents food waste by connecting neighbours with each other and with local businesses so surplus food can be shared, not thrown away.
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Tranquiliti - wellbeing of students at the heart of school strategy
Technology generating student-led insights into key drivers of academic success, while directly supporting students’ flourishing.
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No Isolation robot
Enables children with long-term illness to virtually attend school, socialise with classmates and remain connected. It becomes their eyes, ears and voice in the classroom.
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Teaching prisoners coding 
"It’s rare to meet so many passionate learners, and their drive is humbling and contagious to be around. Graduates are now working as programmers, product managers..."
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CitizenLab 
A citizen engagement platform for local governments. It helps reach more citizens, manage their ideas efficiently, and make decisions based on real-time data. It introduces local democracies to the digital age.
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9 useful apps for people who are deaf or have hearing loss 
In the last five years, advances in automatic speech recognition have opened up communication options for people who have hearing loss. Here are some of the latest tech options available.
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Ethics and artificial intelligence 
AI systems learn by looking at data from millions of examples. It is difficult to predict how they’ll behave in new scenarios outside these examples. How can we get artificial intelligence systems to behave ethically?
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Events (4 found)

Digital Theology and the Church - Stalybridge
@Holy Trinity Stalybridge Trinity Street Stalybridge SK15 2JS
Great changes in science and technology have always had the power to transform ourselves and the Church. The printing press, the industrial revolution, the Space Age… all have reshaped our societies and communities. The Church has often been at the forefront of many of these advances. We have used them to spread the Gospel more widely than ever before. We have used them to shake up corrupt political power and to help educate and lift people from poverty. But the latest and greatest is perhaps that of the Digital Age. Thanks to the transformative power of this technology we can now communicate faster, further and in closer connection with a truly global audience. We have new methods to tell our stories to anyone who will log on, listen, read or view. Balanced with this though are the ways in which the digital world has the potential to increase divisions and distance between people like never before. Beyond this it also opens up new ideas and possibilities about what it means to be human, community and Church. Join us as we spend a day exploring these ideas, going beyond simple talk of clicks, likes and views to dig deeper into what it means to a Christian believer in today’s digital era.
02/05/2020
09:30
Spiritual Disciplines in a Digital Age - London
@GlobeSpace 140-148 Borough High Street London SE1 1LB
What does it look like to engage with spiritual disciplines in a world saturated by the technology we create? About this Event This evening we'll be thinking about how the technology we've been involved in creating impacts our spiritual lives. We'll be joined by Dr. Sara Schumacher, Sara is the is Director of Education and Tutor and Lecturer in Theology and the Arts at St Mellitus College. Through her talk, we'll be considering how we can regain the spiritual disciplines in a world full of technology.
11/05/2020
19:00
The Fourth Revolution - London
@tbc
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01/06/2020
18:00
Sexting, Social Media and Staying Safe Online - Preston
@Christ Church, 124 Lord St, Southport PR8 1AA
Young people who send and receive sexts are more likely to engage in early sexual behaviours that brings with it a range of emotional, sexual and physical risks. In a culture that ‘rates’ teen boys for sexual activity & ‘shames' girls, technology plays a significant role in amplifying the pressures many young people feel oppressed by. Led by Rachel Gardner, Youthscape, this one-day seminar will equip youth practitioners and parents to respond positively to the curiosity and peer pressure young people experience, and will equip you with ways to empower young people to engage in critical thinking about what they see, hear and do.
19/06/2020
10:00

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