The Data Privacy Paradox

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The Data Privacy Paradox from Mick Yates I was invited to give a talk at the XTEND Network in London, yesterday. We are all skeptical of how businesses and Government use our personal data. Yet, every one of us demands personalised services, which can only be provided if we relinquish our hold over our data. You call a customer service helpline, …


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 …