Solutions to tech backlash
As technology continues to take over our lives, what solutions are being proposed to reassure the growing resistance to Big Tech and protect us as individuals and corporations?
GDPR: Will the US follow suit?
Chris Middleton reports for H&C News on how the EU’s stance on data privacy may become a global force.
Tech Trends 2018: The year in innovation
Hack & Craft News present a rundown of eight technology hotspots, strategic topics, and things to watch out for this year.
The Data Protection Bill & GDPR: an innovator’s challenge
The UK’s new Data Protection Bill is simply GDPR with a Brexit mask. But what challenges does it pose to technology innovators? Chris Middleton reports.
A Manifesto for Digital Change (Part 3: A New Industrial Strategy)
Insecurity, joblessness, and stalled living standards are powerful drivers of protectionism – we learned that in no uncertain terms from the Brexit vote. However, “an economic policy that seeks to shield the UK from globalisation and innovation would be the equivalent of standing on the shore with King Canute”, warns techUK, the organisation that represents 700,000 technology innovators.
Special report: TechUK’s manifesto for change (Part 1: Digital Security)
As the UK gears up for its third General Election in less than a decade, techUK has released a manifesto for economic renewal in an information-led economy.
GDPR, Brexit and surveillance: the perfect storm
Brexit has had many divisive and damaging effects, not least of which is the now widely held belief that regulations are damaging for national economies – as though mutually agreed quality, security, safety, and trading standards are somehow a bad thing.
How GDPR and personal APIs will fight off the corporate ‘vempires’
Data is the de facto currency of our age. And the data we gather about our lives, health, travel, energy use, commodity consumption, and so on, could be used to plan more sustainable communities, cure diseases, reduce carbon emissions, and more.