IT Essentials: Rule-maker or rule-taker?

Minimising government involvement is not a guarantee of technology success

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Parent or child, which are we? Which do we want to be?

Disbanding a data ethics advisory board is a poor way to show the world the UK is serious about AI risks.

Last week, news broke that the government had quietly disbanded the independent advisory at the Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation - so quietly that it had actually happened at the start of Sept...

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