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Articles (8 found)

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)

Church Through a Tech Lens - London
@GlobeSpace 140-148 Borough High Street London SE1 1LB
Christians are often portrayed as a bit backward with regard to technology, but is this really the case? On Monday 3rd Febuary we've invited church history lecturer Tom Breimaier to join us. We'll be exploring how technology is on display in history of the church, and how that challenges us to think of where we go, and what we build, from here. Tom introduces the session: "We'll be considering three main ideas; first, how do we see technology on display in the Bible? Second, we’ll look at how the church has incorporated various technological elements into it’s work over the past two millennia. Finally, we will consider together where we might go from here."
03/02/2020
19:00
Sexting, Social Media and Staying Safe Online - Preston
@Preston Minster, Church Street, Preston, PR1 3BT
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.
28/02/2020
10:00
11/05/2020
18:00
The Fourth Revolution - London
@tbc
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01/06/2020
18:00

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