Digital Tim’s Blog.
On this site I am sharing thoughts about how digital technology and creativity could be combined to help solve complex economic and social problems. In short, how to make the world a better place through digital technology.
Ideas that I am interested in include: artificial intelligence, big data, the internet of things, smart cities, collective intelligence and industry 4.0. These have the potential to transform society for the better, but also risk making it worse.
Feel free to add comments, I would also love to hear your ideas.
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A few Weeks back, I was asked to talk about Industry 4.0 and how I think it could benefit the economy of Sheffield in the post Covid19 world. The podcast can be found at this link along with some related information at this one . The interview relates to an earler blogpost of mine, about […]
I wrote this blog post as an article on LinkedIn a few years back, but as the UK is about to drop into a post Covid19 recession I think it is even more relevant now. Although I wasn’t aware of it when I wrote this blog originally the idea is very much in line with […]
In the UK and in many other parts of the world there has been a lot of discussion recently about contact tracing and how it could be used to safely end Covid19 lockdown. Much of the debate has been about what kind of app would be most effective. There has however been some discussion based on the pros and cons of app based approaches vs more manual approaches