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 …

Social Media data and real time analytics – UK Parliament Select Committee

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Image from Science and Technology Committee Mick gave oral evidence at the UK Parliament Science and Technology Select Committee for their inquiry into Social media data and real time analytics. He was doing this as Visiting Professor at the University of Leeds, representing the new Consumer Data Research Centre. The University of Leeds had previously submitted written evidence. Key points were: Big Data and …