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The wellsprings of UK digital reform part 2 – separating porcine lip enhancement from transformation


This is the second episode of a mini-series of blogs looking at the origins of the UK government’s digital reform programme since 2010.

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Introducing Sourcelist: Promoting diversity in technology policy (Brookings Institution)

Brookings Institution: Introducing Sourcelist: Promoting diversity in technology policy. “I am delighted to announce the launch of Sourcelist, a database of experts in technology policy from diverse backgrounds. 49 more words

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China files trade complaint against US over steel tariffs

GENEVA (AP) — China has filed a World Trade Organization complaint challenging U.S. President Donald Trump’s tariff hike on imported steel and aluminum, the trade body said Tuesday. 213 more words

Manifesto for Better Public Services

Last night at the Institute for Government, I helped launch the “Manifesto for Better Public Services”, along with an accompanying and much more detailed “Better Public Services Green Paper”. 1,262 more words


Technology Policy

I have been actively involved in the discussion of AI ethics and robot ethics with policy makers and governing bodies around the world that aim to help shape technology policy of the future. 18 more words

International Discussions on Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems

I have been involved in a number of different projects related to the topic of lethal autonomous weapons systems through two different organizations — Open Roboethics Institute (ORI) 361 more words

"The number of transistors on integrated circuits doubles approximately every two years"*...

Moore’s Law has held up almost astoundingly well…

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This seemingly inexorable march has enabled an extraordinary range of new products and services– from intercontinental ballistic missiles to global environmental monitoring systems and from smart phones to medical implants…  But researchers at Carnegie Mellon University are sounding an alarm… 482 more words