Our Brummies in Abuja

Serendipity Is Priceless A new wave of wellbeing is being fueled by tech-savvy creatives with a passion for social justice and a shared vision of a better world. Their mantra is “do good things, keep moving and stay in touch.” It’s communities doing what they do best and leveraging digital tools to accelerate impact. In

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Web

Time for a New Web

A good time to pause This year’s Dimbleby lecture by Sir Tim Berners-Lee was extremely thought-provoking. He spoke with calm, erudite passion about the need for a mid-course correction to the current direction of travel of the internet. The technical insights were fascinating, as would be expected from the man credited with one of the

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Not So Secret Sauce

Neomakers Creating impactful outcomes for social value requires us to look past the outdated conventions of competing public and private sector forces. The game has changed. The revolution has come and gone. The reality of 21st-century economics is a fast-moving fluidity that brings us together in more ways than we dare to imagine. (Age of

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Digital Inclusion

High Fibre Diet or Potential Riot?

Our Lives Must Touch Labour’s campaign pledge raises fundamental questions about social equality. Delivery on the promise would necessitate the partial re-privatisation of the corporate giant, British Telecom (BT), at a cost of tens of billions, which some say could be more wisely spent on other underfunded public services. Read more about our curious take

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Biases, People and Spacetime

Fear and Creativity Loud noises and falling forward, the two discernible fears we’re all born with along with an abundant instinct for creativity. Without them, we’d never have learned to master language, move about and engage with the world around us. We can grow up taking these skills for granted. Or at least failing realise

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Balloon Sculptures

Name That Tune

It’s Your Party Back in the day, we thought it was funny to wind up our history teacher, Mrs Bladen, by humming while she was speaking at the front of the class. It’s was childish “group think” thing which made no sense at the time. Now I know it was an act of rebellion, safely

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