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THE FUTURE OF HEALTH: ETHICS AND PRIVACY

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

BBC SCIENCE ZONE, Cheltenham

Internet of Things technologies – fitness wristbands and smart watches – are moving health from the hospital to the home. But if your watch, thermostat and games console could manage your well-being, how would you feel about being constantly monitored?

Engineer Ian Craddock and social scientist Madeleine Murtagh delve into the technology and the ethics, and ask if this is a future of health we can live with. This event will be chaired by technology and business writer, Martyn Perks.

HACKING THE INTERNET OF THINGS

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

WINTON CRUCIBLE, Cheltenham

If it’s connected to the internet, it’s vulnerable to cyberattacks. If that’s your computer, you probably have defences in place – but what about if it’s your fridge? Or TV, or even your children’s toys? The Internet of Things allows a revolutionary way of life, but security is lagging behind.

Adrian McEwen with cybersecurity experts Sadie Creese and Martyn Ruks explore what you need to know. This event will be chaired by technology and business writer, Martyn Perks.

Big Data: Big Boon or Big Brother?

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

College of Computing Technology
30-34 Westmoreland Street 
Dublin 2 Dublin
Ireland

Digital Fabrication

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Design Exchange curate talks at Tent / Superbrands 2014

Debate chair. Designers and artists from around the world are more and more using digital fabrication as a way to develop and realise their work. This talk explores how the technology is evolving and poses questions like, ‘Who is demanding it?’, ‘Why Now?’, ‘What are the creative limitations?’ and finally… ‘What comes next?’

The robots are coming: friends or foes?

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Barbican, London

Co-producer & debate chair. Has the march of the robots, which has been declared numerous times before, been greatly exaggerated?

The gamification of society: time to grow up?

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Barbican, London

Co-producer & debate chair. Is gamification just the latest marketing gimmick, or can it offer genuine benefits to how we work and interact with each other?

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