News and Blogs
Check out some of the latest news, updates and blog posts from Digital Anthropology below.
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Digital Anthropology - a social enterprise associated with campaigning to put people issues at the heart of the technology debate is today launching a solution to staff redeployment across the UK. This unique new exchange platform [...]
Today, Next CEO, Lord Wolfson said ‘people don’t buy a new outfit to stay at home’. In previous times that would be true, but today we are in very strange times. In strange times we see [...]
This week I was appalled to learn that Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Care business has not paid a penny of corporation tax, despite receiving over £2 billion through NHS and other local authority contracts. This only [...]
Meghan and Harry might be looking for financial independence – but what about the million who never can?
I am flabbergasted to read that Meghan and Harry need to work towards financial independence. What does that mean? You and I probably have disposable and non-disposable income to manage daily. Most of us need that [...]
Digital Anthropology founder Richard Skellett will speak alongside the world's leading expert on autism at the Temple Talks Autism Conference in Glasgow on Wednesday 15 May. Dr Grandin is regarded as the face of autism. She [...]
Digital Anthropology founder Richard Skellett has been featured in various news outlets and publications throughout February, having been asked to comment on a range of different topics including future of work, social enterprises and security. AI, [...]
Digital Anthropology founder Richard Skellett will speak at the Future of Work Summit, which takes place on Thursday 13 June during London Tech Week. Richard will lead and moderate a panel debate titled 'Mind the (Skills) [...]
A technology company in Japan has unveiled a humanoid robot prototype designed to autonomously perform heavy labour or work in hazardous environments. The 'Blade Runner-style' robot has been developed by the Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) [...]
Digital Anthropology founder Richard Skellett spoke to the Daily Star around plans for corporate giants Microsoft and Mastercard to create 'digital identities' for consumers. Richard warned of the potential for intimate online data to be misused, [...]
Digital Anthropology founder Richard Skellett spoke to BBC Future for a piece that came out in early December on the rising use of robotics and artificial intelligence at fast food restaurants. The article features Creator in [...]
Much has been made of the comments from Bank of England Chief Economist Andy Haldane earlier in 2018 that 'large swathes' of people will become 'technologically unemployed' as AI makes roles obsolete. Nodding towards the other [...]
Digital Anthropology's Richard Skellett was a guest on TalkRadio's early breakfast show with James Max on 28 November. Discussing the impacts of Labour's proposed raising of the minimum wage, Richard pointed to a report by the [...]