Anti-maskers

No doubt you’ve heard of anti-vaxers but just in case, this is what Wikipedia says: Vaccine hesitancy, also known as anti-vaccination or anti-vax, is a reluctance or refusal to be vaccinated or to have one's children vaccinated against contagious diseases despite the availability of vaccination services. It is identified by the World Health Organization as … Continue reading Anti-maskers

The second of my workshops

My first ever two online workshops turned out to be on the same day. The first was number one in a series of three workshops for the North East Initiative on Business Ethics around designing a series of tools for companies to help ‘prove’ their ethical position. I have blogged about this one already. The … Continue reading The second of my workshops

Why do you want to be world beating?

Brits were told in April by Hancock and Prime Minister Boris Johnson that the NHS's IT wing, NHSX, was working with tech providers to produce a homegrown "world beating app"  Despite app delay, Johnson says UK will have ‘world-beating’ contact tracing. We’re all aware of the story by now, Britain was going to lead the … Continue reading Why do you want to be world beating?

The first of my online workshops

I blogged a couple of weeks ago about a couple of workshops I was planning. Normally I would have done these in person but not this time and I was concerned as to how they would turn out. My main worry was how I would be able to interact with the participants and control the … Continue reading The first of my online workshops

Come on, Hopin 

Life during the time of the pandemic has seen many firsts for me, some of which I have covered previously in this blog. My first online conference is yet another. I’ve been to, if that’s the right expression as I never really went anywhere, many webinars and online meetings but a conference is something else. … Continue reading Come on, Hopin 

A webinar without presentations

  I’ve been running a series of webinars for CyberNorth, highlighting the varied nature of the cybersecurity industry across the region. I have really enjoyed them, finding them very interesting though attendance has been patchy. They are all recorded though and so can be viewed at a later time. I’ve also attended a few and … Continue reading A webinar without presentations