More Than Robots #1 / Jan 18
Happy 2018. I hope you had a good break and the year is treating you well so far.
Here are a few links and things that may help you with your plans for this year.
Please share as you wish. Anyone can join the group and subscribe to the mailing list
If you have anything interesting to share in the next issue just drop me a line
Spring Meet Up
I hope to host the next meet up in March/April.
More details on dates and venue coming soon.
If you would like to share something or have a venue we could use please get in touch as soon as you can
Children in a digital world - UNICEF Global Report
'UNICEF set out to uncover how the internet and digital technology are helping and hindering children’s learning, well-being and social relationships.'
'Life in Likes': What social media means to 8-12-year-olds
A small-scale, qualitative study from Children's Commissioner's Office on how pre-teens view social media
Internet Citizens - Impact Report (PDF)
Review by ISD of their youth engagement programme in partnership with YouTube
What is the formula for 'fairness' in an algorithm?
An interesting attempt to synthesize open source definitions of fairness for use in algorithms
Gender roles in ICT Parenting
'Parents who were confident in their own digital skills more often co-used the internet together with their child, which, in turn, meant a more positive family atmosphere'
Relationships and Sex Education Survey
Give your views on what children and young people should learn about relationships in the new RSE/RE curriculum for One Plus One
BBC Real News: Schools Programme
New scheme to help young people identify real news and filter out fake or false information. Registration form for schools
What is skin gambling?
A new form of gambling in multiplayer, networked games. Part of Parent Zone's #LetsTalkAboutGambling campaign
Future Views Toolkit
Research and resources for imaging the future of creative learning and engaging young people in the process
How do social media platforms see you?
Cambridge University have created a 'personalisation engine' that predicts psychological traits from your digital footprint
Write on Art
Competition for young people to share their views on art. Run by ArtUK and Paul Mellon Centre
Inspiration and Opinion
Addiction to games has been officially recognised by WHO but careful diagnosis will be key according to Dr Richard Graham
Teenagers are better behaved and less hedonistic nowadays
...but they are also lonelier and more isolated
Dude, you broke the future!
A fascinating, if somewhat depressing look at the future of AI by considering the history of corporations
How to Teach Social Skills in a Connected World
'To live a productive and fulfilled life in a connected world, people must be prepared to work collaboratively, to care about collective success, to value teamwork'