Analysis

How Facebook’s big data could be harnessed for good

The Cambridge Analytica scandal shouldn’t blind us to the possibility of using the platform to promote healthy living. By David Burrows. A friend messaged me last week. “Feeling rather smug that my wife found an email from me many years ago where I stated that I’d never join Facebook given the threat of data harvesting.”…
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Next in the line of fire: fossil fuel divestment

The fossil fuel divestment movement is going mainstream and food companies could become high-profile targets writes Nick Hughes. When a cause unites a group as diverse as the Norwegian parliament, the former chairman of Royal Dutch Shell and one of the world’s leading environmentalists you know it’s time to sit up and take notice. The…
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