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Henry Nash
23rd July 2020

Designing Tech to defeat Coercive Behaviour and Domestic Abuse

The combination of the app-economy and cheap cloud resources has led to a transformation in the technology tools we have to manage our lives. We...

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Jamie Harper
6th July 2020

Osmii – Building a Pro Bono Exec Team for Open UK

Building and supporting communities is an integral pillar of Osmii With our latest website we dedicate an entire page to our efforts within Diversity and...

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Steve Helvie
11th May 2020

Open Compute Conference goes online this week

The Open Compute Project Foundation (OCP), a collaborative community focused on redesigning hardware technology to efficiently support the growing demands on compute infrastructure, will hold...

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Mark Gibbs
7th May 2020

Why is data so important to your business?

Through the last decade we have been hearing the word DATA in almost every business conversation, meeting, lecture, and conference. We learn that people make...

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Sonia Cooper
30th April 2020

Driving better outcomes with an open approach to data, Sonia Cooper, Microsoft

Microsoft’s mission to empower every organization on the planet to achieve more, aims to put the tools for building and using AI into the hands...

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James Kingston
7th April 2020

Hack from Home and fight the Coronavirus

Last weekend,  822 developers, designers, product managers, subject experts and concerned citizens from over 40 countries came together to build privacy-preserving applications that can help...

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Camilla Siggaard Andersen
28th March 2020

The Local Smart City Experiment: What Covid-19 is teaching us about urban living

2020 is  an extraordinary year. This year, people across the world will experience for the first time, first-hand, a completely different lifestyle to the one...

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Amanda Brock
12th March 2020

Covid-19 and OpenUK

Coronavirus remains a great unknown in our planning of 2020. As a tech community, financial ebbs and flows and travel bans aside, we are used...

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Karen Sandler
6th January 2020

Karen Sandler talks “Digital Autonomy” in advance of her OpenUK Healthcare keynote in London on 6 February

Digital autonomy – our ability to choose and control how technology integrates in our live- has never been more important. It also has never been...

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Amanda Brock
3rd January 2020

Dominic Cummings and Number 10 need you!

It’s the start of a new decade and with Brexit on January 31, inevitably a new era for the UK.

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