Leading Minds Workshop @ University of Leeds

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I was at a Leading Minds workshop over the weekend, at the University of Leeds. It was organised by Jamie Dow. It is a research project, at the Interdisciplinary Ethics Applied Centre, on methods of persuasion. It brings together ancient philosophical discussions of the skills of “dialectic” (in interactive dialogue) and “rhetoric” (in speechmaking) and contemporary ethical concerns about legitimate methods of …

Digital Services Congress – London

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I attended the Digital Services Congress in the past couple of days. It is focussed on Mobile Telephone technology and operators. The DSC brings together high level content on operator and OTT (Over The Top – services provided by third parties on the operator’s network, such as WhatsApp) messaging strategies – featuring mobile and messaging operators, global and smaller regional OTT players, …