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Oscar Williams
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Laurie Clarke Oct 16
CA’s supposed democracy-destabilising powers were aggressively hyped by the media. Why, in the end, was the truth far more prosaic? New from me
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Sarah Manavis Oct 14
I spoke to people whose family and friends have become hooked on QAnon about what it's like to watch someone you love become completely unrecognisable almost overnight
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Laurie Clarke Oct 13
I wrote about how FOI is being quietly eroded – shrouding the government in ever more layers of opacity. Thanks to and Jonathan Baines for chatting!
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Anoosh Chakelian Oct 12
Come and work for us! I worked as Deputy Web Editor for the for a couple of years a while back and it was a great opportunity - and even more exciting now as our online offer grows!
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Oscar Williams Oct 1
Replying to @TanyaFiler
thanks Tanya!
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Oscar Williams Oct 1
In light of Palantir's IPO yesterday, I've written about how the culture war is tearing its way through the US tech elite, and why that's bad news for American influence on the global stage.
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Anoosh Chakelian Sep 30
In February, Penny Walters received no Universal Credit at all - the system misinterpreted her December pay from Christmas supermarket shifts and punished her for the hours. It left her without even a bus fare for the month.
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Oscar Williams Sep 25
The Guardian's reporting the EU is worried the UK's national data strategy will get in the way of an adequacy deal (as we predicted on NS Tech last week )
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Oscar Williams Sep 24
"Taking funding from Big Tech is problematic," , the inaugural director of Oxford's institute, tells NS Tech.
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Oscar Williams Sep 24
This is an extraordinary piece of writing by
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Oscar Williams Sep 23
Replying to @johnb78
But is anyone suggesting that the govt nationalises Arm? Hauser is recommending that HMT puts in £1-2bn as an anchor investor in an IPO.
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Oscar Williams Sep 23
Replying to @johnb78
Where does the £30bn figure come from?
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Oscar Williams Sep 23
Dominic Cummings wants to create a British tech company that could rival the Silicon Valley giants. So why is the government turning downing the chance to rehome a firm that does just that?
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Oscar Williams Sep 18
Replying to @BenNHWalker
Thanks Ben!
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NS Tech Sep 17
European Commission pushes back plans for AI legislation to 2021
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NS Tech Sep 16
Britain's new national data strategy could jeopardise its chances of securing an adequacy decision after Brexit, policy and legal experts have told NS Tech
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Alona Ferber Sep 15
"Nevertheless, the concept of the coronavirus immunity passport had been released into the world, and, like the virus it was supposed to defend against, it spread fast." writes for on the rise and fall of the immunity passport
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NS Tech Sep 15
While drones have benefited from Covid-19, the fleet of flying takeaways face numerous headwinds, as reports
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NS Tech Sep 14
Nvidia’s $40bn Arm acquisition is a threat to the UK’s economic sovereignty, says Hermann Hauser
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NS Spotlight Sep 4
What impact will the pandemic have on automation? talks to in this week's Spotlight on and
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