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FinTech Scotland confirms new Chief Executive

FinTech Scotland, the cluster leadership body, has confirmed the appointment of Nicola Anderson as the…

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City bus firm’s app upgrade helps keep ticket fraud in check

Data experts from the University of Edinburgh are helping to boost the security of a…

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University of Edinburgh highlights importance of ethics in National Data Strategy

The University of Edinburgh has taken part in the UK Government’s consultation on the framework…

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Towards the tipping point

Jarmo Eskelinen discusses the University of Edinburgh’s response to the Scottish Government’s Tech Ecosystem review….

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Applications for Creative Informatics Resident Entrepreneurs are open now!

Creative Informatics welcome applications from individuals and small teams working in any area of the…

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Covid-19 recovery open call launching soon to Edinburgh University academics

As the country and Edinburgh and South East City Region continue to face the many…

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Guest Blog: My time as DDI summer intern

In this blog DDI intern Lucia Mackenzie describes her time with us this summer.  I was…

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DDI conference 2020: Doing Data Together – Ethical collaboration through Covid-19 and beyond

Virtual conference, Friday 6 November 2020, 10am-4pm GMT Register for free: scotsmandataconference.co.uk   The University…

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Our ever-increasing consumption of social media is damaging our ability to think critically and engage in self-reflection, argues Professor Shannon Vallor.

It’s a fundamental question for our times; what are the major impacts of the enormous…

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