I am no Aristotle yet I like to think of myself as an ethical person and would like to live amongst people who were like minded. Everyday I see things in business and public life which I regard as unethical, immoral, unfair and, at times illegal. But who am I to judge? I wonder whether … Continue reading Who am I to talk about ethics?
The continued rise of automation and online services has made access to information so much easier today than was the case even a few short years ago. The amount of stuff that is at our fingertips is staggering and the increasing use of artificial intelligence is driving enormous efficiency in the contact between a business … Continue reading Automated service
We don’t half say some fatuous things. Finally, as spring threatens to arrive and the temperature in the United Kingdom is destined to creep into the double figures the weather forecasters are like cats who have got the cream. They say things such as next week will be hotter than Greece and our thoughts turn … Continue reading Hotter than Greece
Even Google has ethical problems to deal with. The company is now embroiled in a very public struggle to decide what kind of business it gets involved in. Over three thousand of its employees have signed an open letter calling on the company to cancel Project Maven, an ‘AI surveillance engine that uses “wide area … Continue reading The ethics of Google
Following our successful Think Tank event in February, the Dynamo Cyber Workstream is going from strength to strength. Dynamo is a volunteer led group set up with the core mission to ‘Grow the North East IT Economy’ through collaboration, innovation, skills. We are a voice for the sector regionally and nationally and we generate ‘noise’ … Continue reading Dynamo Cyber Workstream
Those of you who follow me on twitter (@philjackman if you don’t) will know that I am spending a bit more time in and around Alnwick these days. It is a lovely place and if my memory serves me well was once voted the best place to live in Britain by the readers of Country … Continue reading Alnwick Castle
The publishing of gender related pay data in the UK is a momentous occasion. It is even a little exciting, not because it is going to tell us something new but rather it is a first and gives us a platform to work upon. Companies with over 250 employees now have to publish figures comparing … Continue reading Gender pay